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Fraser
2012-Apr-14, 08:20 PM
A team of researchers at India’s Physical Research Laboratory (PRL) claims it has found evidence of relatively recent volcanic activity on the Moon, using data from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter and the Chadrayaan-1 spacecraft. According to their findings the central peak of Tycho crater contains features that are volcanic in origin, indicating that the Moon [...]

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publiusr
2012-Apr-15, 08:36 PM
It wasn't that long ago that folks thought that most craters were volcanic. Meteor crater was thought to be a Maar
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maar