Mysterious Large Mass Discovered on Moon Bewilders Scientists: ‘Whatever it is, Wherever it Came From’

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researchers believe the mass could contain metal from an asteroid

ABOVE VIDEO: A large mass of unknown material has been discovered on the largest crater on the Moon and scientists aren’t sure what it is.

(FOX NEWS) – A large mass of unknown material has been discovered on the largest crater on the Moon and scientists aren’t sure what it is.

According to an April 2019 study published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, the researchers believe the mass could contain metal from an asteroid that crashed into the celestial satellite, which resulted in the aforementioned crater, known as the Lunar South Pole-Aitken basin.

“Imagine taking a pile of metal five times larger than the Big Island of Hawaii and burying it underground. That’s roughly how much unexpected mass we detected,” lead author Dr. Peter James, assistant professor of planetary geophysics at Baylor University, said in a statement.

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According to an April 2019 study published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, the researchers believe the mass could contain metal from an asteroid that crashed into the celestial satellite, which resulted in the aforementioned crater, known as the Lunar South Pole-Aitken basin. (Fox News image)

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