The discovery was made thanks to a camera aboard the US Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, which swept the surface of the Moon, scrutinising it in seven different light wavelengths. | NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University

The Moon Is Bursting With Precious Titanium

The moon is bursting with precious titanium. Learn how a new map of the moon has uncovered a trove of areas rich in titanium, which could one day be mined.

October 12, 2011
3:00 AM EDT