Moon Rock Revelations: An Inside Story
Lecture no. 1 from the course: Apollo 11: Lessons for All Time
Taught by Professor Robert M. Hazen and 3 others | 23 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
What can the samples collected by the Apollo astronauts tell us about the Moon? Neil Armstrong and his fellow explorers were able to bring back about 50 pounds of rocks and soils that revealed things about the Moon that we had never known, or even surmised. Join Professor Bob Hazen, mineralogist and crystallographer, to uncover what the Moon is made of, how the Earth and the Moon are intimately connected, and the minerals that form the Moon.