Chang'e-4: Chinese rover 'confirms' Moon crater theory

A lunar lander named for the Chinese goddess of the moon may have lessened the mystery of the far side of the moon. The fourth Chang'E probe (CE-4) was the first mission to land on the far side of the moon, and it has collected new evidence from the largest crater in the solar system, clarifying how the moon may have evolved. The results were published on May 16, 2019, in Nature.

Chang'e-4: Chinese rover 'confirms' Moon crater theory

The Chinese Chang'e-4 rover may have confirmed a longstanding idea about the origin of a vast crater on the Moon's far side.

Wed 15 May 19 from BBC News

Chinese lander offers clues to the inside of the moon

Wed 15 May 19 from Cosmos Magazine

China's rover peeks under the crust of the far side of the moon

China's Yutu 2 rover on the far side of the moon has found material from deep under the satellite's crust, which we have never been able to study before

Wed 15 May 19 from Newscientist

The Moon’s mantle unveiled

Nature, Published online: 15 May 2019; doi:10.1038/d41586-019-01479-xAn in situ investigation on the far side of the Moon has identified materials that might have originated ...

Wed 15 May 19 from Nature News

China's Chang'E 4 mission discovers new 'secrets' from the far side of the moon

A lunar lander named for the Chinese goddess of the moon may have lessened the mystery of the far side of the moon. The fourth Chang'E probe (CE-4) was the first mission to land on the far ...

Wed 15 May 19 from Phys.org

China’s Chang’E-4 may have landed near pieces of the Moon’s interior

Some of the minerals present look like what we'd expect from the deep interior.

Fri 17 May 19 from Arstechnica

China’s rover finds mysterious minerals on the far side of the moon

Early this year, China's Chang'e-4 lunar lander made history when it became the first spacecraft to touch down on the far side of the moon. Now, according to a study published ...

Fri 17 May 19 from Engadget

Bookmark

Bookmark and Share