regolith

China’s Rover Finds That Regolith on the Moon’s far-Side is Stickier Than the Near-Side

We’re never able to see the far side of the moon from the Earth, but that doesn’t mean it's that…

6 months ago

Chefs on the Moon Will be Cooking up Rocks to Make air and Water

NASA has delayed their Artemis mission to the Moon, but that doesn't mean a return to the Moon isn't imminent.…

11 months ago

What Are Asteroids Made Of?

What are asteroids made of? Asteroids are made mostly of rock -- with some composed of clay and silicate --…

7 years ago

What is Lunar Regolith?

When you're walking around on soft ground, do you notice how your feet leave impressions? Perhaps you've tracked some of…

7 years ago

Asteroids: 10 Interesting Facts About These Space Rocks

At first glance, looking at a bunch of space rocks doesn't sound that exciting. Like, aren't they just a bunch…

8 years ago

Moon Dust Could ‘Engulf’ Lunar Rovers — Especially During Sunrise and Sunset

That video above is perhaps the ultimate off-roading adventure: taking a rover out for a spin on the moon. Look…

9 years ago

The Moon Is Toxic

As our closest neighbor in space, a time-capsule of planetary evolution and the only world outside of Earth that humans…

10 years ago

Rivers of Rock

The Moon may not have ever had liquid water on its surface -- despite the use of the term mare,…

10 years ago

Surface of the Moon

[/caption]Despite the close proximity between the Earth and the Moon, there's a big difference between the surface of the Moon…

12 years ago