Skip to main content recently reported that scientists studying rocks brought back by NASA’s Apollo missions revealed that roughly half of the samples given to facilities for study have deteriorated rapidly since the last lunar mission in 1972.

Bonnie Cooper of  South Korea’s Hanyang University said,  “it might be accurate to state that the Apollo lunar soils are literally crumbling to dust.”

The magazine said that at least some of the samples came from UT.

The complete story can be read at Space.Com