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author = {Miljkovic, K and Wieczorek, MA and Collins, GS and Laneuville, M and Neumann, GA and Melosh, HJ and Solomon, SC and Phillips, RJ and Smith, DE and Zuber, MT},
doi = {10.1126/science.1243224},
journal = {Science},
pages = {724--726},
title = {Asymmetric Distribution of Lunar Impact Basins Caused by Variations in Target Properties},
url = {},
volume = {342},
year = {2013}

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AB - Maps of crustal thickness derived from NASA’s Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) mission revealed more large impact basins on the nearside hemisphere of the Moon than on its farside. The enrichment in heat-producing elements and prolonged volcanic activity on the lunar nearside hemisphere indicate that the temperature of the nearside crust and upper mantle was hotter than that of the farside at the time of basin formation. Using the iSALE-2D hydrocode to model impact basin formation, we found that impacts on the hotter nearside would have formed basins with up to twice the diameter of similar impacts on the cooler farside hemisphere. The size distribution of lunar impact basins is thus not representative of the earliest inner solar system impact bombardment.
AU - Miljkovic,K
AU - Wieczorek,MA
AU - Collins,GS
AU - Laneuville,M
AU - Neumann,GA
AU - Melosh,HJ
AU - Solomon,SC
AU - Phillips,RJ
AU - Smith,DE
AU - Zuber,MT
DO - 10.1126/science.1243224
EP - 726
PY - 2013///
SN - 0036-8075
SP - 724
TI - Asymmetric Distribution of Lunar Impact Basins Caused by Variations in Target Properties
T2 - Science
UR -
VL - 342
ER -