Mystery of the Dark Side of the Moon Solved!

Everyone knows the man in the moon - the friendly face that guides you through the night.    That face is created from maria, or...

Thursday, 12 June 2014 - 2:24PM

Scientists Claim A Piece of Earth Survived Apocalyptic Melt

As previously reported on Outer Places, researchers recently discovered that the birth of the moon most likely occurred when a planet...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 10 June 2014 - 3:24PM

Evidence of Alien Planet Found in Lunar Rocks

Traces of a non-Earth planet were found in lunar rocks brought back by Apollo astronauts, essentially confirming the theory that the...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 06 June 2014 - 9:43AM

NASA Just Crashed A Spacecraft Into The Moon, On Purpose

NASA has confirmed that their Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) mission came to an end last night with the...

Kieran Dickson
Friday, 18 April 2014 - 11:01AM

Blood Moon Timelapse Video Is As Haunting As It Is Beautiful

Last night's 'Blood Moon' gave skywatchers across the Americas a chance to witness a rare celestial event. The total lunar eclipse...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 15 April 2014 - 11:00AM

Asteroid Will Pass Closer To Earth Than The Moon Today

A 100 ft asteroid is going to buzz Earth today, coming closer to our planet than the moon. Asteroid 2014 DX110 will pass within a...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 05 March 2014 - 3:17PM

Largest Meteor Impact Ever Recorded Strikes The Moon

Video footage of a 400 kg meteorite striking the moon has been published in what is thought to be the largest impact of its kind ever...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 25 February 2014 - 10:28AM

Is China's Lunar Dream Over Already?

When the Chang'e-3 lander touched down on the moon last month, it made history with the first successful soft-landing on the moon's...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 27 January 2014 - 11:35AM

Explore The Moon's Surface In This Brilliant Interactive Panorama

When China's Chang'e 3 lunar lander touched down on the moon in December, it caused quite a stir. It meant that China joined just a...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 22 January 2014 - 10:29AM

China Uses Image Of Europe Being Nuked At Lunar Rover Exhibit

Woops! You would think that having successfully landed on the moon this past week, the Chinese National Space Administration could do...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 17 December 2013 - 3:13PM

Watch Onboard As China's Chang'e 3 Lands On The Moon

Over the weekend, China joined an exclusive club of just 3 countries who have successfully landed on the moon. China's Chang'e 3...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 16 December 2013 - 11:40AM

Craft Brewery Creates Beer With Moon Dust

A Delaware craft brewery have taken beer into the final frontier with their latest small batch brew. Dogfish Head's Celest-Jewel-Ale...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 03 October 2013 - 1:33PM

Can Anyone Own The Moon?

You know all of those websites that try to flog you an acre of the moon? Yeah, that's a bunch of baloney. Thanks to this typically...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 17 September 2013 - 4:53PM

LADEE Survives Glitches To Continue Moon Journey

Reaction wheels are swiftly becoming NASA's arch nemesis. Not long after successive reaction wheel failures put an end to Kepler's...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 09 September 2013 - 6:46AM

NASA's LADEE Moon Probe Will Launch This Week

NASA will launch their revolutionary new lunar probe this week, starting a mission that scientists hope will reveal the secret behind...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 03 September 2013 - 8:32AM