Hole Lot of Lunacy: Moon Colonists Could Live in Underground Lava Tubes

CEB77214-CF95-432B-856E-347AEB0527C2.jpegA number of intact lava tubes were discovered in the Marius Hills area of the moon by researchers from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Purdue University in Indiana. Using radar data from JAXA’s SELENE lunar orbiter and gravitational data from NASA’s GRAIL lunar probes, the team was able to discover the tubes. The cave in question is estimated to be 31 miles long and 330 feet wide, which would make it the second biggest lava tube on Earth. If it were located on Earth, that is……Read More