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(Geologically) Recent Volcanoes on the Moon?

Countless astronomers, both amateur and professional, have spent untold hours scrutinizing the Moon through telescopes for hints of volcanic activity. Numerous claims of "transient lunar phenomena" (TLP) have been made over the past two centuries, many involving the curious complex of features in and near the crater Aristarchus. But while amateur cameras occasionally record small asteroidal strikes, a volcanic event has never been conclusively witnessed.

And yet, according to an article published in October 12th's Nature Geoscience, scores of small volcanoes on the Moon have likely erupted within the past 100 million years and could be younger than 50 million years.

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