Gravity 'Anomaly' at Moon's South Pole Could Be Buried Metallic Asteroid

June 13, 2019

Scientists studying the moon have made an unexpected discovery. While we have good data on the surface topography, there’s still a lot we don’t know about what lies beneath the craggy craters and dunes. A large crater in the southern polar region appears to contain a large deposit of dense material, possibly the remains of an ancient metallic asteroid.