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Mystery swirls on the moon hint at their magnetic secrets

CNET ----------- A swirl of cream in a mug of hot chocolate. Tadpole-shaped. Striking. The diffuse appearance of abstract airbrush paintings. These are all phrases NASA has used to describe a famous lunar swirl named Reiner Gamma, one of a series of mysterious and exotic formations seen on the surface of the moon. But there's no alien with an airbrush over there. Scientists already knew the lunar swirls coincide with locally elevated magnetic fields. A new study led by a team from Rutgers University and the University of California, Berkeley points to a deeper, volcanic-related understanding of the haunting surface features. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.

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