The Chang’e 5 probe returned to Earth in December 2020 with 1.7kg (3.74lbs) of rocks and dust from Oceanus Procellarum on the moon. Photo: Handout
China’s moon rock samples shed light on Earth meteor strikes: scientists
  • International team examines 215 microscopic glass beads created by heat and pressure of meteorite impacts that were brought back in 2020 moon mission
  • Scientists believe samples may help create a timeline showing bombardment of Earth by celestial bodies, including the event that wiped out the dinosaurs
29 Sep 2022 - 2:52AM