Topology of the Moon
Fri, 27th May 2011
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from the show The Birth of Sunspots and Black Hole Collisions
Data from the Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter (LOLA) on NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has given us a unique insight into the "roughness" of the moon's surface, telling a story of meteor bombardment throughout lunar history...
- Rosenburg, M. A., O. Aharonson, J. W. Head, M. A. Kreslavsky, E. Mazarico, G. A. Neumann, D. E. Smith, M. H. Torrence, and M. T. Zuber (2011), Global surface slopes and roughness of the Moon from the Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter, J. Geophys. Res., 116, E02001, doi:10.1029/2010JE003716.