via GSA TODAY | March-April 2022 By Emily Zawacki, 2021–2022 GSA Science Communication Fellow Previously unnamed impact craters on the south polar region of the moon are being named to honor three former Geological Society of America (GSA) members. These craters were discovered while studying the south pole of the moon in advance of NASA’s… Continue reading Three Former GSA Members Honored with Lunar Crater Names
Pieces of the Moon!
Thin sections of lunar basalt (3.15-3.35 Ga) viewed under plane polarized light and cross-polarized light. Sample contains olivine, clinopyroxene, and plagioclase. Images by author