How Levitating Dust Shapes Airless Worlds

Space
Our moon has no atmosphere, but sometimes it has visible bands of light streaking across its sky, and scientists suspect that electrostatic forces could explain this levitating dust!

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Sources:

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/245307656_Lunar_Dust_Levitation
https://www.nasa.gov/feature/ames/dust-floats-above-lunar-surface-electrostatic-dust-transport-reshapes-surfaces-of-airless
https://www.nasa.gov/centers/goddard/news/features/2010/lhg.html
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2005Icar..175..159C/abstract
https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/2016GL069491

Images:

https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/apollo/videos
https://www.nasa.gov/centers/goddard/news/features/2010/lhg.html
https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/details.cgi?aid=13150
https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/10599
https://www.nasa.gov/centers/goddard/images/content/460305main_clemantine_cz.jpg
https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/4619
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Eros_rotation_Dec._3-4_2000.gif
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:67P-C-G_-_March_28_2015_(32370930490).jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Comet_on_7_July_2015_NavCam.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Atlas_with_rings.jpg
https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/moons/saturn-moons/atlas/in-depth/
https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/news/13025/cassini-sees-flying-saucer-moon-atlas-up-close/
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/igo

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