Moon trivia:Why do the moon have different terrains on two sides?

The moon has two sides: the side facing the earth is relatively flat; the back of the moon…

The moon has two sides: the side facing the earth is relatively flat; the back of the moon is undulating and tens of thousands of craters.


Moon trivia:Why do the moon have different terrains on two sides?
Moon trivia:Why do the moon have different terrains on two sides?

Why is this happening?

Macao scientists gave the answer: the collision of a dwarf planet with the moon in ancient times left a permanent scar on the surface of the moon, resulting in different topography on both sides.


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