About The Author

Masayuki is a research scientist at Waseda University, School of Advanced Science and Engineering.

Exploring The Moon’s Iron Distribution

The moon is considered to have experienced a magma ocean, with whole-body melting. Differentiation and crystallization of the melt formed today’s crustal Moon. Major elemental abundances on the lunar surface provide geological constraints not only on today’s crustal and mantle compositions but also on the initial composition of the magma ocean and its history of