The moon’s cloud stems from impacts of fast-moving dust particles shed by highly eccentric comets.
The celestial show bathed the moon in a reddish tint.
Weather prospects for Wednesday's total lunar eclipse are great for observers hoping to catch a glimpse of the blood moon from around the United States.
The question as to where the majority of moon water came from isn't so straightforward -- it was actually 'baked' via reactions with the solar wind. Continue reading →
Apollo 11's historic trip to the lunar surface in 1969 helped to debunk many a myth about our moon.
There are half a dozen U.S. flags on the moon, honoring the amazing achievements of the Apollo missions. It took a surprising amount of engineering thought to plant those old glories. What would they look like today, after 45 years up there alone?
Scientists finally have an answer for why the front and back sides of our shiny lunar sidekick look so different.
Earth's gravitational pull is so powerful that it creates a small bulge on the surface of the moon.
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