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The moon didn’t die as early as we thought

Using isotope dating and a technique based on lunar crater chronology, which involves estimating the age of an object in space in part by counting the craters on its surface, the team determined that lava flowed in Oceanus Procellarum as recently as 2 billion years ago.   Chang’e 5 was China’s first lunar sample-return mission and the first probe to bring […]