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Jun 18, 2014 11:07 AM ET // Jason Major
Make a note: if you ever find yourself exploring the moon one day and you want to try some lunar skinny-dipping, you'll have to do it at night. Continue reading →
Mar 11, 2014 12:58 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The International Astronomical Union -- the official body that governs the naming and designations of all celestial objects -- has once again spoken out against crowdfunded space naming efforts. Continue reading →
Mar 6, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Out of the thousands of craters scarring the face of Mars, one has emerged as the likely source of most of the Martian meteorites that have been recovered on Earth.
May 26, 2013 01:00 PM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
A new look a relatively slow impacts on the moon opens the possibility that many minerals found there are not from the moon at all.
Jun 20, 2012 05:14 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Up to 22 percent of the surfaces of Shackleton Crater, located near the moon's south pole, may be water ice -- but that's not a lot.