How Old Is the Moon? Scientists Say They Finally Know
7 monthes ago - By Space
A new analysis of lunar rocks brought to Earth by NASA's Apollo 14 mission in 1971 suggests that the moon formed 4.51 billion years ago - just 60 million years after the solar system itself took shape.
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Scientists: Moon over the hill at 4.51 billion years old
7 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - It turns out the moon is older than many scientists suspected: a ripe 4.51 billion years old. That's the newest estimate, thanks to rocks and soil collected by the Apollo 14 moonwalkers in 1971. A research team reported Wednesday that the moon formed within 60 million years of the birth [...]
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