Research ArticleGEOPHYSICS

A two-billion-year history for the lunar dynamo

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Science Advances  09 Aug 2017:
Vol. 3, no. 8, e1700207
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1700207

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  • RE: Additional items to validate

    In a previous review of this phenomenon I also looked at what behavior could be expected as the moon locked and the dynamo slowing occurred.
    It seems reasonable to believe that a bathtub drain effect would be seen with some movement continuing to occur close to the earth until the dynamo completely stopped.
    I looked for evidence from various moon missions that mapped the moon and found thorium deposits toward the earth in a location that may support this theory.
    Great job on the research and article - I'm not sure I would have had the patience.
    Tom Albrigo

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