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Comet Dust Kicks Up Clouds over the Moon

June 17th, 2015

Episode 275 of 579 episodes

The same particles that streak through Earth's atmosphere as "shooting stars" kick up lunar dust when they strike the surface of the atmosphere-less moon. Christopher Intagliata reports