Lava Flowed on the Moon 2 Billion Years Ago

Lava Flowed on the Moon 2 Billion Years Ago
(Ren Junchuan/Xinhua via AP)

Lava oozed across the moon’s surface just 2 billion years ago, bits of lunar rocks retrieved by China’s Chang’e-5 mission reveal.

A chemical analysis of the volcanic rocks confirms that the moon remained volcanically active far longer that its size would suggest possible, researchers report online October 7 in Science.

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