Technical comment on "Hydrogen mapping of the lunar South Pole using the LRO neutron detector experiment LEND".

@article{Lawrence2010TechnicalCO,
  title={Technical comment on "Hydrogen mapping of the lunar South Pole using the LRO neutron detector experiment LEND".},
  author={David J. Lawrence and Vincent R. Eke and Richard Elphic and William C. Feldman and Herbert O Funsten and T H Prettyman and Luis F. A. Teodoro},
  journal={Science},
  year={2010},
  volume={330 6003},
  pages={483-6}
}
Based on a study of high-energy epithermal (HEE) neutrons in data from the Lunar Exploration Neutron Detector (LEND) on NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), the background from HEE neutrons is larger than initially estimated. Claims by Mitrofanov et al. (Reports, 22 October 2010, p. 483) of enhanced hydrogen abundance in sunlit portions of the lunar… CONTINUE READING