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Earth Blamed For Sudden Rusting Of The Moon That Has Baffled Scientists (Photos) by Macsjebs(m): 10:05am On Sep 08
The Moon has started turning red after oxygen was carried through space from Earth to oxidise iron rocks which are found at both ends of the Moon's polar surfaces

The Earth’s atmosphere is causing the Moon to rust, according to new research.

Scientists have been left baffled after noticing that the surface of the atmosphere-free moon began showing signs of rusting.

The polar surfaces of the Moon are said to have iron-rich rocks – but scientists have been confused after minerals native to Earth appeared to be found on the Moon.

Questions have been raised after studies showed hematite – which is a specific type of iron oxide that is found in rust – with the formula F2203 were discovered by the Moon Mineralogy Mapper.

Shuai Li, an assistant researcher at the University of Hawaii at Mānoa's Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology, said in a statement: "It's very puzzling. The Moon is a terrible environment for [rust] to form in."

Abigail Fraeman, a planetary geoscientist at JPL, concurred saying: "At first, I totally didn't believe it. It shouldn't exist based on the conditions present on the Moon.

“But since we discovered water on the Moon, people have been speculating that there could be a greater variety of minerals than we realize if that water had reacted with rocks."

The scientists reached their conclusions after studying information obtained from JPL Moon Mineralogy Mapper, which was onboard the Indian Space research Organization's Chandrayaan-1 orbiter which surveyed the moon in 2008.

For Iron to start rusting, it needs to be oxidised by oxygen.

With the Moon having no atmosphere, and with solar winds more likely to blast the moon surface with hydrogen – which would preserve iron, rather than make it rust – scientists suspect the Earth could be to blame for the sudden rusting of the surface.

Trace elements of oxygen could carry over from the Earth’s atmosphere, the Institute of Geophysics and Planetology scientists suggest.

The element would be carried to the surface via the magnetotail created by the Earth’s magnetic field.

And it is believed the magnetic field of the the Earth would grow to encompass the entire surface of a full Moon, blocking the solar winds that usually supply hydrogen and allowing time for the iron rocks to be oxidised.

Live Science also explain how water – which is also required to make Iron rust – would be released on the moon from the frozen water that already exists on the surface.

They suggest: “the researchers propose that fast-moving dust particles that bombard the moon might free water molecules locked into the moon's surface layer, allowing the water to mix with the iron.

“These dust particles might even be carrying water molecules themselves, and their impact might create heat that could increase the oxidation rate.”

Mr Li went on to state: “This discovery will reshape our knowledge about the Moon's polar regions. Earth may have played an important role on the evolution of the Moon's surface.”

Source: https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/earth-blamed-sudden-rusting-moon-22631285

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Re: Earth Blamed For Sudden Rusting Of The Moon That Has Baffled Scientists (Photos) by BrighterMe(f): 10:08am On Sep 08
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Re: Earth Blamed For Sudden Rusting Of The Moon That Has Baffled Scientists (Photos) by Righteousness89(m): 10:10am On Sep 08
SCIENTISTS are Baffled..

WORLD LEADERS are Rattled..

TECHNOLOGY is Confused..

WORLD INHABITANTS are Helpless..

THE SAINTS and THE WISE are Fearless...

The Saints and the Wise Understand that all these Happenings are the Endtimes Prophecies and Signs Given by our Lord and Savior JESUS Christ.
They are busy, Ensuring Purity, Holiness and Righteousness on all Sides.

The Saints and the Wise are Preparing themselves For the BLAST of The LAST Trump aka The RAPTURE! The Greatest Event that is Set to Hit the Earth

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Re: Earth Blamed For Sudden Rusting Of The Moon That Has Baffled Scientists (Photos) by marvelphysics(m): 10:14am On Sep 08
I taught it was caused by all these space shuttles landind and crashing on the moon that caused it
May we not go and carry the wrong organism to another planet where it will mutate to aliens that wil wipe us out IJN

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Re: Earth Blamed For Sudden Rusting Of The Moon That Has Baffled Scientists (Photos) by marvelphysics(m): 10:25am On Sep 08
Righteousness89:
Hmmm
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Made me cry like where has dis book been all my life

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Re: Earth Blamed For Sudden Rusting Of The Moon That Has Baffled Scientists (Photos) by Blakjewelry(m): 10:26am On Sep 08
marvelphysics:
I taught it was caused by all these space shuttles landind and crashing on the moon that caused it
May we not go and carry the wrong organism to another planet where it will mutate to aliens that wil wipe us out IJN
Nope not by space shuttle but I think it will have more to do with water on the moon.

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Re: Earth Blamed For Sudden Rusting Of The Moon That Has Baffled Scientists (Photos) by Righteousness89(m): 10:42am On Sep 08
marvelphysics:

Hey loving ur postings
Just wanna recommed this great book i have been reading. The triumphant church by kenneth hagin
Made me cry like where has dis book been all my life

Thanks bro..
I will Go for it!

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Re: Earth Blamed For Sudden Rusting Of The Moon That Has Baffled Scientists (Photos) by vastolord4(m): 10:49am On Sep 08
These people should leave the moon for us before moon go vex one day fall enter earth

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Re: Earth Blamed For Sudden Rusting Of The Moon That Has Baffled Scientists (Photos) by MrOjay1(m): 10:58am On Sep 08
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Re: Earth Blamed For Sudden Rusting Of The Moon That Has Baffled Scientists (Photos) by longetivity(m): 11:50am On Sep 08
wetin dem dey find upandan.

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Re: Earth Blamed For Sudden Rusting Of The Moon That Has Baffled Scientists (Photos) by kingxsamz(m): 12:02pm On Sep 08
Righteousness89:
SCIENTISTS are Baffled..

WORLD LEADERS are Rattled..

TECHNOLOGY is Confused..

WORLD INHABITANTS are Helpless..

THE SAINTS and THE WISE are Fearless...

The Saints and the Wise Understand that all these Happenings are the Endtimes Prophecies and Signs Given by our Lord and Savior JESUS Christ.
They are busy, Ensuring Purity, Holiness and Righteousness on all Sides.

The Saints and the Wise are Preparing themselves For the BLAST of The Lady Trump aka The RAPTURE! The Greatest Event that is Set to Hit the Earth

Seriously, how do you put food on your table? undecided
You're always busy talking about how the world would end anytime soon, while the whole world and everyone around you is moving forward.
And how long will you keep up with this before you realize that you have wasted years of your life?
You need a job seriously.
But let me just assume that you're an elderly man living off his pension and not some youth wasting away while those around him are progressing.

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Re: Earth Blamed For Sudden Rusting Of The Moon That Has Baffled Scientists (Photos) by MJBOLT: 12:19pm On Sep 08
abeg shut up,if e sure your god let him blow the trumpet let war between heaven and earth happen.that redundant heaven where the soldiers still use swords,spears,bow and arrows,on earth we have guns that will wipe out everybody in heaven,we have ICBMs,nuclear warheads and fighter jets grin even your jesus could not survive hammer and nails grin

Righteousness89:
SCIENTISTS are Baffled..

WORLD LEADERS are Rattled..

TECHNOLOGY is Confused..

WORLD INHABITANTS are Helpless..

THE SAINTS and THE WISE are Fearless...

The Saints and the Wise Understand that all these Happenings are the Endtimes Prophecies and Signs Given by our Lord and Savior JESUS Christ.
They are busy, Ensuring Purity, Holiness and Righteousness on all Sides.

The Saints and the Wise are Preparing themselves For the BLAST of The Lady Trump aka The RAPTURE! The Greatest Event that is Set to Hit the Earth

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Re: Earth Blamed For Sudden Rusting Of The Moon That Has Baffled Scientists (Photos) by JesusJesus: 1:05pm On Sep 08
Ok
Re: Earth Blamed For Sudden Rusting Of The Moon That Has Baffled Scientists (Photos) by QuickStandard: 1:05pm On Sep 08
grin
What a caption! cool

EARTH BLAMED FOR MOON'S RUSTINESS.




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Re: Earth Blamed For Sudden Rusting Of The Moon That Has Baffled Scientists (Photos) by Elove1: 1:05pm On Sep 08
Click like if u re expecting righteousness in this thread

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Re: Earth Blamed For Sudden Rusting Of The Moon That Has Baffled Scientists (Photos) by EyezofGod120: 1:06pm On Sep 08
grin
Re: Earth Blamed For Sudden Rusting Of The Moon That Has Baffled Scientists (Photos) by Jabioro: 1:06pm On Sep 08
Buhari see wetin you cause..be on shock always

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Re: Earth Blamed For Sudden Rusting Of The Moon That Has Baffled Scientists (Photos) by Queenlovely(f): 1:07pm On Sep 08
Fresh

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Re: Earth Blamed For Sudden Rusting Of The Moon That Has Baffled Scientists (Photos) by janedonez(m): 1:07pm On Sep 08
Earth blamed too?
Re: Earth Blamed For Sudden Rusting Of The Moon That Has Baffled Scientists (Photos) by BizBayo: 1:07pm On Sep 08
Na so
Re: Earth Blamed For Sudden Rusting Of The Moon That Has Baffled Scientists (Photos) by Dominiqueismad: 1:07pm On Sep 08
Ok, ok
Re: Earth Blamed For Sudden Rusting Of The Moon That Has Baffled Scientists (Photos) by Ogaemmii: 1:07pm On Sep 08
Ok
Re: Earth Blamed For Sudden Rusting Of The Moon That Has Baffled Scientists (Photos) by marsman: 1:08pm On Sep 08
There is absolutely no logic in this, God is great

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Re: Earth Blamed For Sudden Rusting Of The Moon That Has Baffled Scientists (Photos) by Queenlovely(f): 1:08pm On Sep 08
Fresh

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Re: Earth Blamed For Sudden Rusting Of The Moon That Has Baffled Scientists (Photos) by loko50(m): 1:08pm On Sep 08
Righteousness89:
SCIENTISTS are Baffled..

WORLD LEADERS are Rattled..

TECHNOLOGY is Confused..

WORLD INHABITANTS are Helpless..

THE SAINTS and THE WISE are Fearless...

The Saints and the Wise Understand that all these Happenings are the Endtimes Prophecies and Signs Given by our Lord and Savior JESUS Christ.
They are busy, Ensuring Purity, Holiness and Righteousness on all Sides.

The Saints and the Wise are Preparing themselves For the BLAST of The Lady Trump aka The RAPTURE! The Greatest Event that is Set to Hit the Earth

Without science, you won't be spewing your garbage on nairaland nor anywhere on the internet. I am sure you don't even understand what you write.

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Re: Earth Blamed For Sudden Rusting Of The Moon That Has Baffled Scientists (Photos) by Evilgenuis: 1:08pm On Sep 08
angry

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