The dark areas on the moon’s surface are called maria,

University Physics | 13th Edition | ISBN: 9780321675460 | Authors: Hugh D. Young, Roger A. Freedman

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Problem 31DQ

The dark areas on the moon’s surface are called ?maria?, Latin for “seas,” and were once thought to be bodies of water. In fact, the maria are not “seas” at all, but plains of solidified lava. Given that there is no atmosphere on the moon, how can you explain the absence of liquid water on the moon’s surface?

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Textbook: University Physics
Edition: 13
Author: Hugh D. Young, Roger A. Freedman
ISBN: 9780321675460

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