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Huge Lava Tubes Could Exist on the Moon

March 19, 2015

Lava tubes large enough to house cities could be structurally stable on the moon, according to a theoretical study presented at the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference on Tuesday (March 17).


Study conducted by researchers at Purdue University extend work done decades ago by the Oregon L5 Society and show that lava tubes on the moon would be both very large and structurally stable, enabling entire cities to reside comfortably within them.

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