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A New Wrinftla on tha Moon. Good, Andrew Jul 1, 2019 751
Moonquakes Rumbling on the Lunar Surface: "[The] faults are... active and likely producing moonquakes today as the moon continues to gradually cool and shrink. Some of these quakes can be fairly strong--around five on the Richter scale.". Steigerwald, Bill; Jones, Nancy Jul 1, 2019 1193
A corner of Imbrium: in just one telescopic view, you can retrace more than 4 billion years of lunar history. Wood, Charles A. Column Oct 1, 2015 900
Strange little IMPs: these lunar mystery features will challenge backyard observers. Wood, Charles A. Feb 1, 2015 956
Moon might still be kicking. Brief article Jun 1, 2012 179
Seeing the moon like never before: NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter reveals spectacular landforms on our deceptively familiar satellite. Bell, Jim Jun 1, 2012 1256
Giant lunar shield volcanos? They were strangely missing--until now. Spacecraft altimetry suggests that the Moon has low, broad structures similar to the Hawaiian Islands. Wood, Charles A. Dec 1, 2011 802
The moon on earth: craters: where can you play golf on a central peak? Wood, Charles A. Dec 1, 2010 939
Lessons in basinology: the youngest lunar impact basin can teach us much about older impacts. Wood, Charles A. Apr 1, 2010 870
Kaguya's high-def highlights: dramatic views from a Japanese spacecraft give a new window on the Moon's "magnificent desolation.". Shirao, Motomaro Feb 1, 2010 1789
Shallow surprises: Observe subtle features visible only briefly each month. Wood, Charles A. Aug 1, 2009 720
Pits of contention: tiny craters had a huge impact on our understanding of the Moon. Wood, Charles A. May 1, 2007 889
Odd lunar domes: volcanism created some of the Moon's strangest features. Wood, Charles A. Table Mar 1, 2007 901
Preparation for landing: the surface of the Moon had to be carefully examined before anyone was allowed to visit. Krupp, E.C. Feb 1, 2007 1099
Doubt cast on lunar ice. Feb 1, 2007 461
The moon's far side: nearly a new world. Wood, Charles A. Jan 1, 2007 2608
Concentric fractures and craters: volcanism may have helped shape two of the moon's most intriguing features. Wood, Charles A. Jan 1, 2007 766
Polar pleasures: the lunar poles provide telescopic observers with some of the Moon's most challenging landscapes. Wood, Charles A. Jul 1, 2005 830
From the Caucusus to the Alps. Wood, Charles A. Nov 1, 2001 610
Copernicus: a spellbinding crater. Wood, Charles A. Feb 1, 2001 688
The Apennine Bench. Wood, Charles A. Brief Article Mar 1, 2000 514
Galileo gathers views of Earth and moon. Brief Article Jan 2, 1993 298

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