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 →
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 →
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.
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.
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.