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New radar images uncover remarkable features below the surface of the moon


May 14, 2014

Aristillus Crater New images of Earth's moon reveal more than can be seen with the naked eye, thanks to the combined efforts of the two largest radio telescopes of their kind--the National Radio Astronomy Observatory's Green Bank Telescope (GBT) in West Virginia and the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico. Full Story

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