far side of the Moon

Wireless Power Transmission Could Enable Exploration of the Far Side of the Moon

How can future lunar exploration communicate from the far side of the Moon despite never being inline with the Earth?…

2 months ago

Finally, an Explanation for the Moon’s Radically Different Hemispheres

Pink Floyd was wrong, there is no dark side to the Moon. There is however, a far side. The tidal…

2 months ago

Astronomers are Working to Put a Radio Telescope on the Far Side of the Moon by 2025

Technicians at Berkeley Lab are building an experiment that will conduct radio astronomy on the far side of the Moon…

9 months ago

Chang’e-4 Lander and its Rover Have Turned up new Mysteries on the Moon’s far side. The Moon’s Mantle Blasted Onto the Surface?

China's Chang'e-4 lunar mission recently gathered data that suggests that the impact that created the largest impact crater on the…

5 years ago

The Dutch Are Going To The Moon With The Chinese

As part of China's Chang'e-4 lunar mission. a new radio antenna being developed in the Netherlands will be deployed to…

8 years ago

Moon Transits Earth in Eye-poppingly EPIC View from 1 Million Miles Away

This animation shows images of the far side of the moon, illuminated by the sun, as it crosses between the…

9 years ago

Europa’s Tidal Processes Give Hints to Our Moon’s Far-side Bulge

[/caption] A self-conscious Moon might ask, “Does my far side look big?” To which lunar scientists would have to reply…

14 years ago