An answer to a lunar mystery: Why is the moon’s gravity so uneven?
May 30, 2013Simulations based on GRAIL data show how gravitational anomalies developed early in lunar history.
Huge and widespread volcanic eruptions triggered the end-Triassic extinction
March 21, 2013Some 200 million years ago, an increase in atmospheric CO2 caused acidification of the oceans and global warming that killed off 76 percent of marine and terrestrial species on Earth.
Mapping the early history of the moon
March 7, 2013In 41st annual Killian Lecture, Maria Zuber describes looking deep into the moon’s interior to chart its early history.