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Rebirth of extraterrestrial seismology

The InSight mission on Mars is currently providing us with the first seismic data from a planetary body other than our own Earth since the 1970s. Past efforts will inform this next chapter in planetary seismology.

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Fig. 1: Schematic diagram of the lunar interior, as of the end of the Apollo missions.


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Nakamura, Y. Rebirth of extraterrestrial seismology. Nat. Geosci. 13, 178–179 (2020).

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