Planetery Science 2015: What could have caused mysterious lava eruptions onPress Examiner

Planetery Science 2015: What could have caused mysterious lava eruptions onPress Examiner.It was quite a while ago that so-called fire-fountain eruptions were proposed as an explanation for the volcanic glass found on the Moon during the Apollo missions. And as the team investigated further, computer models showed that the fire fountains were most likely fed by carbon monoxide gas.

So far, the leading theory is that Earth was hit by a Mars-sized object very early on in its history that led to debris melding together to form the moon.

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