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ISRO Scientists Astonished by High Temperatures on the Moon’s Surface

by NPT-Editorial
ISRO Scientists Astonished by High Temperatures on the Moon's Surface

In a surprising revelation, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has been taken aback by the temperatures recorded on the lunar surface. A senior scientist from the space agency expressed astonishment at the elevated temperatures observed on the Moon. The Chandrayaan Surface Thermo-Physical Experiment (CHEST) conducted an analysis of the thermal behavior of the lunar surface, revealing temperature profiles of the upper soil near the southern pole. Scientist B.H.M. Darukesh, in a statement to the news agency PTI, remarked, “We all believed that the surface temperature could be around 20 to 30 degrees Celsius, but it is 70 degrees Celsius. This is higher than our expectations.”

This unexpected discovery has opened new avenues for research into the Moon’s geological and thermal characteristics. The CHEST experiment has provided valuable insights into the extreme temperature conditions on the lunar surface, which could have significant implications for future lunar missions and our understanding of the Moon’s history and composition. Scientists are now delving into the potential factors contributing to this unusually high temperature reading and what it might mean for the overall lunar environment.

The revelation underscores the importance of continued exploration and scientific investigation in the realm of space. As we unravel the mysteries of celestial bodies like the Moon, each revelation challenges our preconceived notions and pushes the boundaries of our knowledge further. The ISRO’s dedication to advancing space research has once again brought forth a remarkable finding that will undoubtedly shape the trajectory of lunar exploration in the years to come.

Written by Rajat Raj News Article Writer and Social Media Manager

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