Volcanic Eruptions on the Moon (Research in Manoa)

How Do Eruptions On The Moon Differ From Those On Earth? The Moon's lower gravity and vacuum conditions, along with high volumes of lava, make lava flows and ash deposits very different from the same landforms on Earth. Lionel Wilson, PhD, Emeritus Professor Lancaster University, England, joins Research in Manoa with Pete Mouginis-Mark to discuss What we know about lava flows and explosive eruptions on the Moon.