Moon

May 28, 2015

NASA Kicks Off Mission To Find Life On Jupiter's Moon

NASA has started its mission to discover if Jupiter’s icy moon Europa could potentially harbour an ocean teeming with alien life. The agency has selected nine […]
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 […]