Scientists believe they have solved a 40-year-old mystery about what caused rocks collected by NASA's Apollo astronauts to become magnetized.
A Chinese moon probe came screaming back to Earth Friday (Oct. 31), just as many folks were heading out to go trick-or-treating.
Methane ice particles has been detected high inside a thick hood of clouds capping the moon's north pole -- confirming some models of how Titan's atmosphere works. Continue reading →
Earlier this year, NASA's LADEE moon orbiter was intentionally crashed into the lunar surface after completing its mission. Now, another moon orbiter has spotted LADEE's final resting place for the first time. Continue reading →
A partial solar eclipse will darken North American skies Thursday afternoon (Oct. 23), and you can watch the dramatic celestial event online if clouds hinder your view.
Mark Thursday (Oct. 23) on your calendar as Solar Eclipse Day, for if the weather cooperates, you should have no difficulty observing a partial eclipse of the sun.
Only 33 million years ago -- that's only 'last week' in geologic timescales -- volcanoes were erupting on the lunar surface. Continue reading →
Foreknowledge of imminent blood moon helped the explorer trick Arawak Indians on island we know today as Jamaica.
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