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The Trouble With Moon Dust

With no gravity or atmosphere to speak of, and temperatures lurching from 127C to minus 173C - th...

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13.05 20 Mar 2021


The Trouble With Moon Dust



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13.05 20 Mar 2021


With no gravity or atmosphere to speak of, and temperatures lurching from 127C to minus 173C - the Moon is a dangerous place.

That being said, certain death if exposed to its environment isn’t stopping us from trying to get back up there - far from it.

But there is one tiny thing that might put a spanner in the works if we do ever manage to land on the Moon’s surface again...and it isn’t the lack of oxygen or the solar radiation.

Dr Philip Metzger, Planetary Scientist at the Florida Space Institute from the University of Central Florida joined Jonathan to discuss.

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