Several times a week, brief flashes of light appear on the surface of the Moon. A team of researchers from Germany proposed that the mysterious phenomena might be related to the recent discovery of seismic activity in the natural satellite.
Space June 2, 2019
NASA is ramping up plans to return humans back to the lunar surface. Meanwhile, engineers on Earth have started discussing and developing technologies to be used to colonize the Moon.
Space May 11, 2019
A new study revealed the moon may be losing a lot of water every time meteorites strike. These findings can impact lunar explorations and desire for human colonization in the future.
Space April 17, 2019
Scientists working on the NASA-commissioned research Lyman Alpha Mapping Project have successfully observed water molecules sparsely scattered on the surface of the moon. This new research can shed light on the lunar water movement.
Space March 12, 2019
A report from NASA explained how the moon can get what seems like sunburn scars. The harsh particles and radiation emitted by the sun showed that it can cause moon coloration, thus affecting the lunar surface's appearance.
Space March 9, 2019
NASA scientists have found that there could be widespread water on the Moon. If it is proven that the Earth's satellite has ample water, then future explorers could use it in multiple ways as a resource.
Space February 24, 2018
Data from NASA's Moon Mineralogy Mapper instrument suggest that the moon may have a significant amount of water in its interior. A lunar water reservoir could make colonization of the moon much easier.
Space September 12, 2017
The moon doesn’t have an atmosphere and this means it’s exposed to space’s harsh environment. According to researchers, solar storms are a particular threat because they could produce sparks capable of melting or evaporating soil on the lunar surface.
Space January 13, 2017
A lunar resort could be a hot new vacation spot, as well as a scientific outpost. How could such a facility be built, and what would it be like for travelers?
Space March 25, 2016
Volcanoes on the ancient lunar surface may have been the driving force behind a shift in the axis of the moon. How could this happen?
Space March 23, 2016
A unique kind of volcanic process on the moon's Mafic mound has been discovered by geologists from Brown University. Researchers say it could potentially be a volcanic process that has never been seen before.
Space October 16, 2015
Team SpaceIL announced that it is launching its lunar lander into space through the Falcon 9 rocket of SpaceX. The company is an Israel-based nonprofit and one of the 16 teams competing in the Google Lunar XPRIZE global competition.
FUTURE TECH October 8, 2015
Astrobotic is a new company offering the chance to send items to the Moon - could this be the start of hauling garbage to space?
Space December 12, 2014
Although scientists recently discovered that volcanic activity, and not asteroids, are responsible for the moon's unique shape and features, new data suggests that the moon's volcanic activity was also fairly recent.
Geek October 13, 2014
Astronauts often have trouble identifying which way is up when they are in space. New study reveals the perception of uprightness has something to do with the level of gravity.
Space September 6, 2014
Tidal forces from the Earth on our moon has a profound effect on the lunar surface.
Space June 1, 2014
Apatite may not be reliable evidence of water on the Moon. So, how did this material form?
Space April 3, 2014