Mystery of Lunar Fire Fountains: Researchers Claim to Have Answer

Very small pieces of volcanic glass found on the surface of Moon by Apollo 15 and 17 astronauts are the products of volatile-rich, fire-fountain eruptions. A group of researchers, led by Dr Alberto Saal of Brown University, has now identified the gas that drove those eruptions. Fire fountains, a type of eruption that occurs frequently [...] —> Read More