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James Day: New Insights into the Early History of the Earth and Moon

Fresh examinations of lunar rocks gathered by Apollo mission astronauts have yielded new insights into the moon’s chemical makeup, as well as clues about how giant impacts may have shaped the early Earth and moon.

In this talk hosted by the University of California, geochemist James Day talks about how advances in technology are allowing researchers to probe chemical signatures in moon rocks more thoroughly, offering exciting new information about how planets may have formed and evolved.