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New Map of Moon Gravity Most Accurate Ever, Looks Tie-Dyed
A pair of twin spacecraft from NASA's Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) mission have completed a new map showing the Moon's gravity in unprecedented details. The new map is now the most detailed map of the gravity of any celestial body. The new data could help scientists understand how the Earth and other planets form. If we're lucky, it could also lead to revolutionary new moon bounces at parties, or at least safer moon bounces. Okay, maybe not, but it's still neat.Read on...