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LRO SPYS 'RECENT' GEOLOGIC ACTIVITY

And by recent, I mean geologically recent; within the past 50 million years.

New images from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft show the moon's crust is being stretched, forming minute valleys in a few small areas on the lunar surface. Scientists propose this geologic activity occurred less than 50 million years ago, which is considered recent compared to the moon's age of more than 4.5 billion years. Read more.

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