May 4, 2015

So – You’re Still Interested in Astronomy? Uranus

So – You’re Still Interested in Astronomy? Hello again. Last time, we looked at the fun, larger moons of Saturn. As promised, this time around we’ll […]
April 9, 2015

Multiple studies address riddles of the Moon's origin

The Moon may have been formed by a collision between Earth and an object that was strikingly similar in composition to our own planet. This could […]
April 3, 2015

Boldly go explore an asteroid with NASA’s Vesta Trek

NASA has announced the release of Vesta Trek, a free, web-based application that provides detailed visualisations of Vesta, one of the largest asteroids in our Solar System. […]
March 31, 2015

NASA reports Total Eclipse of the Moon to happen April 4th

Total Eclipse: For the third time in a year people can watch “Total Eclipse” of the moon, which is going to probably happen on April 4th. The […]
March 17, 2015

New lunar crater named after aviation pioneer Earhart

Scientists have discovered a large crater on the Earth-facing side of the Moon – the first detection of its kind in at least a century. The […]
March 6, 2015

Primitive ocean on Mars held more water than Earth's Arctic Ocean

New research by NASA suggests that a vast ocean may have existed on Mars billions of years ago, containing more water than the Earth’s Arctic Ocean does […]
February 27, 2015

So – You’re Still Interested in Astronomy? Moons of Saturn

So – You’re Still Interested in Astronomy? Hello again. Last time, we looked at the many moons of Jupiter. If you remember, Jupiter has 67 all […]
January 27, 2015

China is going to mine the Moon for helium-3 fusion fuel

China’s Chang’e lunar probe dynasty is already having a great year. The Chang’e 3 lunar lander surpassed all expectations last week to emerge from its 14th […]
December 13, 2014

Outer-space delivery service offers ‘moon mail’ to fund lunar rover

PITTSBURGH – An outer-space delivery firm that is working with Carnegie Mellon University to put a privately owned lunar rover on the moon is offering to […]