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Rabbit on the moon 4.35 billion years old

Near side of the moonA team from Hiroshima University has concluded that the lunar maria (the dark balsaltic parts of the moon) that Asians say resemble a rabbit pounding rice cakes is actually 350 million years older than originally thought. Using an an upgraded instrument, the team was able to analyze particles five-thousandths of a millimeter from stones collected by the US Apollo program.

Lunar maria in the shape of a rabbit

For more information: http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/features/science/20071207TDY03101.htm

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