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Fraser
2009-Apr-23, 04:20 AM
If you stay out in the Sun too long, you’ll eventually get a suntan (or sunburn); your skin will also get damaged and it will show signs of ageing faster. This might sound like a sunblock ad, but the same principal holds true for the small chunks of rock floating around in the Solar System. [...]

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Jeff Root
2009-Apr-23, 09:43 AM
Why red rather than green or blue? What's the chemistry?

Why isn't the Moon red?

-- Jeff, in Minneapolis