Astronomers find something lurking under the moon, but 'Destiny' fans know what's up

Tech 12-6-2019 Mashable 23
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Something big is lurking under the moon's deepest crater, and fans of video game Destiny can't stop talking about it.

An anomaly, which astronomers believe to be metal, is hiding under the South Pole-Aitken basin, and could be lodged as deep as far as 300 kilometres (186 miles) under the surface. The study was published in Geophysical Research Letters.

"Imagine taking a pile of metal five times larger than the Big Island of Hawaii and burying it underground. That’s roughly how much unexpected mass we detected," the study's lead author, Peter B. James, said in a statement.

The Twitter account for video game series Destiny, had something to say about the mystery which was lurking below. Read more...

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