'Deflector shields' protect the lunar surface
Posted on 20 July 2012
Scientists at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory and the University of York have solved a lunar mystery. They have identified the origin of the enigmatic "lunar swirls" – swirling patches of relatively pale lunar soil, some measuring several tens of kilometres across.
Please see the University's official press release for mor information: 'Deflector shields' protect the lunar surface.