Full Moon, Lunar Eclipse, Comet Starring In Weekend Night SkyA full moon and comet share double billing in a special night sky show this weekend, while a lunar eclipse starts everything off Friday night.
Moon More Than 4 Billion Years Old, Scientists SayIt turns out the moon is older than many scientists suspected: a ripe 4.51 billion years old. That's the newest estimate, thanks to rocks and soil collected by the Apollo 14 moonwalkers in 1971.
Study Suggests Moon May Have Been Formed From Small 'Moonlets'A series of cosmic collisions may have spawned multiple moonlets that morphed into the one big moon we know today.
Super Moon Of The Century To Light Up Night Sky November 14thIf you’re a fan of super moons, you’re in for the treat of the century – so far.
Hubble Telescope Spots Possible Water Plumes On Icy Jupiter MoonThe Hubble Space Telescope has spotted possible water plumes spewing from one of Jupiter’s icy moons.
Pluto 'Spray-Painting' Red Poles Of Its Moon, Study FindsA new study finds that Pluto is “spray-painting” the red poles of its big moon Charon.
Mountain View Company Gets Go-Ahead To Land On The MoonIt been over 40 years since NASA last landed on the moon, but a Mountain View-based start-up is set to bring lunar exploration into the 21st century.
New Study Indicates Link Between Moon Phases And EarthquakesA new study that says there may be a link between earthquakes and the moon and sun could change the way scientists study tectonic plates.
NASA Experts Propose Building Base On Moon To 'Learn To Live On Another World'A group of NASA experts are proposing we go back to the moon, and set up shop for a while.
Apollo 10 Astronauts Heard 'Outer-Space Type' Music Around Far Side Of The MoonAs the Apollo 10 astronauts’ journey took them around the far side of the moon, the space explorers heard what they described as “outer space type” music, recently declassified transcripts revealed.
Rare Full Moon To Rise On Christmas For First Time Since 1977The full moon will peak after 3 a.m., and there won’t be another on Christmas day until 2034.
Mars Will Be A Ringed Planet Once Gravity Shreds Its Crumbling MoonMars is on track to become the fifth planet in our solar system to have a ring on it when gravity shreds its crumbling moon.
Rare Treat For Skywatchers -- A Supermoon Lunar EclipseSkywatchers are in for a rare double-feature--a total lunar eclipse and a super moon.
NASA Video Shows Example Of Supermoon Lunar Eclipse Happening September 27thIf you missed out on the last supermoon, don’t worry, because NASA says a supermoon lunar eclipse is coming up toward the end of the month.
New NASA Images Show Dark Side Of The Moon Crossing In Front Of Sunny EarthNASA gave us earthlings a view of the dark side of the moon Wednesday that we would never have been able to see from the ground.