Lunar true polar wander inferred from polar hydrogen

@article{Siegler2016LunarTP,
  title={Lunar true polar wander inferred from polar hydrogen},
  author={M. Siegler and R. Miller and J. T. Keane and Matthieu Laneuville and D. Paige and I. Matsuyama and D. Lawrence and A. Crotts and M. Poston},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2016},
  volume={531},
  pages={480-484}
}
  • M. Siegler, R. Miller, +6 authors M. Poston
  • Published 2016
  • Geology, Medicine
  • Nature
  • The earliest dynamic and thermal history of the Moon is not well understood. The hydrogen content of deposits near the lunar poles may yield insight into this history, because these deposits (which are probably composed of water ice) survive only if they remain in permanent shadow. If the orientation of the Moon has changed, then the locations of the shadowed regions will also have changed. The polar hydrogen deposits have been mapped by orbiting neutron spectrometers, and their observed… CONTINUE READING
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