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Article posted: 12/5/2012 1:59 PM

Below surface, moon reveals a "shattered" history

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This artist rendering released by NASA shows the twin spacecraft Ebb and Flow orbiting the moon. The duo found evidence that the moon's interior is more battered than previously thought and the crust is thinner than expected.


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The moon took quite a beating in its early days, more than previously believed, scientists reported Wednesday. This surprising new view of the moon comes from detailed gravity mapping by twin NASA spacecraft.
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