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  • September 13, 2007

    Episode 119: Moon Flashes

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    As early as 527 A.D, astute observers of the Moon have reported a variety of odd events on the Moon's surface, including bright flashes, localized reddish hues and haze. Are these Transient Lunar Phenomena (TLP) real? And if so what are they? Professor Arlin Crotts of Columbia suggests the changes can be traced to the emission of gas from the Moon's surface.