'Rogue Moons' May Be as Common as Stars, Cornell Scientist Discovers

Gravity is a fun thing.Heavy things pull towards each other throughout the universe, and this can often have unusual results. When a...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 21 March 2018 - 10:24AM

Artificial Intelligence Finds Over 6000 Lunar Craters Undiscovered By Humans

Despite living in the highly advanced 21st century, there's still some things we do the old fashioned way. For example, our list of...

Jonathan Kesh
Thursday, 15 March 2018 - 7:29PM

Space Race: Putin Claims Russia Will Begin Exploring Mars and the Moon Next Year

Hot on the heels of NASA's plan to send the new Mars 2020 rover to the Red Planet, Vladimir Putin has announced that Russia will be...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 15 March 2018 - 11:05AM

Secrets Behind Water on the Moon Revealed in Lunar Creation Simulation

For as long as mankind has stared up at the night's sky, one object has held our fascination more than any other.The Earth's moon is a...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 12 March 2018 - 10:42AM

Opening Sealed Apollo Moon Samples May Solve NASA's Biggest Mysteries

Beginning in 1969, astronauts aboard the Apollo missions collected rocks and other geological samples from the surface of the moon,...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 05 March 2018 - 11:13AM

Mysterious Origin of the Moon Finally Explained by Strange New Synestia Theory

Plenty of planets have moons, but our Moon is special for a couple of major reasons--including the fact that it's proportionally...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 28 February 2018 - 12:11PM

The Moon is Getting Its Own 4G Mobile Phone Network

There are no payphones on the Moon, but you knew that already. But what are you to do if you find yourself wandering around the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 27 February 2018 - 6:57PM

New Research Suggests the Moon Has Widespread Water

Now that there's talk of going back to the Moon at some point, perhaps to even set up a more longterm colony, this raises the question...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 24 February 2018 - 12:37PM

Moon's Fossil Bulge Could Finally Explain Earth's Mysterious Origins

The moon has a fairly pronounced middle-age spread.As a result of millennia of spinning around, weight has gathered around the lunar...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 - 11:14AM

Revolutionary India Chandrayaan-2 Mission Will Explore Moon's Untouched South Pole

Despite being the seventh-largest economy in the world and having 1 billion people enrolled in its national biometric database, India...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 05 February 2018 - 10:12AM

Did Apollo 11 Astronauts Spot Aliens Hiding in Craters on the Moon?

The moon is a source of endless fun for the conspiracy theorists of the world.While some claim that humanity has never successfully...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 02 February 2018 - 11:08AM

Humans Have Already Left 400,000 Pounds of Garbage on the Moon

As the world gears up for an increasing rise in space travel, buoyed primarily by commercial endeavors to try and monetize the space...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 - 7:04PM

Russia Could Beat NASA Back to the Moon by 2019

Russia won the space race back in the 1960s when it sent Yuri Gagarin into orbit, but since then the country has not been in a rush...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 25 January 2018 - 10:20AM

No One Was Able to Win Google's Decade-Long, $20 Million XPrize Moon Shot Competition

After 10 years (including on extension) and 16 original contenders, it looks like Google's Lunar $20 million Xprize will go unclaimed...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 23 January 2018 - 11:49AM

Lava Tubes on the Moon Could Contain Water for Astronauts

A new discovery from the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) Institute and the Mars Institute may have uncovered an...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 18 January 2018 - 8:15PM

Alien Life Once Existed on the Moon, New Magnetic Field Discovery Suggests

If you think we've already learned all there is to know about the moon--think again. Though our moon does not possess a magnetic...

Justin Joffe
Tuesday, 16 January 2018 - 12:07PM

Lunar Lava Tubes Reveal Potential Alien Life on the Moon

Scientists believe that some craters on the moon's surface might actually be skylights, signifying cold lava tubes that lead to large,...

Justin Joffe
Monday, 15 January 2018 - 10:47AM

How to See the First Super Blue Blood Moon Eclipse in 150 Years

It has been a busy couple of weeks for people who like to stare at the sky and take photos of the Moon, but leave those telescopes...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 04 January 2018 - 10:15AM

NASA Photo Shows the Vast Distance Between the Earth and Moon

The moon is approximately 238,855 miles away from the Earth, on average (these things can fluctuate slightly). This seems like a big...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 03 January 2018 - 8:00PM

China Plans to Grow Plants and Insects on the Dark Side of the Moon

Did you know that profits from Pink Floyd's famous album, Dark Side of the Moon, helped fund Monty Python and the Holy Grail? How...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 02 January 2018 - 10:15AM