lunar

This is Important! Students Are Figuring Out How to Make Beer on the Moon

A team of bioengineering students from UC San Diego has successfully created an experiment to test if beer can be…

5 years ago

50 Years Ago We Got Our First Picture from the Moon

On this date half a century ago the Soviet Luna 9 spacecraft made humanity's first-ever soft landing on the surface of…

6 years ago

Why Do We Sometimes See a Ring Around the Moon?

Have you ever seen a ring around the Moon in the sky and wondered what causes it? This is a…

6 years ago

How to Take Great Photos of the Lunar Eclipse

Ready for Wednesday's morning lunar eclipse?  Some people - and I envy them at times - treat an eclipse more casually.…

7 years ago

This Company Wants To Send Robots Into Lunar Caves

Ever since (and most likely long before) the first tantalizing glimpses of a lunar lava tube and skylight were captured…

8 years ago

Evidence of Internal Moon Water Found

Scientists have detected magmatic water — water that originates from deep within the Moon's interior — on the surface of…

8 years ago

LRO Makes a Map of the Moon’s Water

The Moon might seem like a poor place to hunt for water, but in fact there's a decent amount of…

8 years ago

NASA’s Lunar Orbiter Gets an Art Lesson with Lasers

In the ultimate example of science imitating art, engineers working with NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter recently beamed an image of…

9 years ago

What Craters on the Moon Teach Us About Earth

When the Moon was receiving its highest number of impacts, so was Earth. Credit: Dan Durda Some questions about our…

9 years ago

The South Rim of Aristarchus

LROC view looking obliquely of the south rim of Aristarchus from the west (NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University) Flying over at an…

9 years ago