Friday / 15 June 2012

Nano Particles Account For Unusual Characteristics Of Lunar Dust

Queensland University Of Technology Professor Marek Zbik Utilizes Synchrotron-Based Nano Tomography To Isolate Nano Particles Inside Lunar Glass Bubbles; Formed By Meteorite Impacts; Pulverizing Of Rocks Mixes Particles Into Regolith; Nano Particles Behave According To Laws Of Quantum Physics, Give Lunar Dust Unusual Properties: Electro-Static Charge, Extreme Chemical Activity, Low Thermal Conductivity, Etc

Image Credit:, NASA