New radar images uncover remarkable features below the surface of the Moon
New images of Earth's Moon reveal more than can be seen with the naked eye, thanks to the combined efforts of the two largest radio telescopes of their kind—the National Radio Astronomy Observatory's Green ...
NASA sting terrifies woman, 74
(AP) -- The elaborate mission to recover a moon rock led NASA agents to one of the most down-to-earth places: a Denny's restaurant in Riverside County.
Moon crash: Public yawns, scientists celebrate
(AP) -- NASA's great lunar fireworks finale fizzled. After gearing up for the space agency's much-hyped mission to hurl two spacecraft into the moon, the public turned away from the sky Friday anything but ...
NASA probes hit moon twice (Update 2)
NASA's Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite, or LCROSS, created twin impacts on the moon's surface early Friday in a search for water ice. Scientists will analyze data from the spacecraft's instruments ...
Lunar Polar Craters May Be Electrified (w/ Video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- As the solar wind flows over natural obstructions on the moon, it may charge polar lunar craters to hundreds of volts, according to new calculations by NASA’s Lunar Science Institute team.
Leaping lunar dust
(Phys.org) —Electrically charged lunar dust near shadowed craters can get lofted above the surface and jump over the shadowed region, bouncing back and forth between sunlit areas on opposite sides, according ...
Study shows most water in lunar soil generated by solar wind, not result of comet or meteorite impacts
NASA launching robotic explorer to moon from Va.
NASA is poised to return to the moon.
Discovered after 40 years: Moon dust hazard influenced by Sun's elevation
In the 1960s and 1970s, the Apollo Moon Program struggled with a minuscule, yet formidable enemy: sticky lunar dust. Four decades later, a new study reveals that forces compelling lunar dust to cling to surfaces ...
The moon is toxic
As our closest neighbor in space, a time-capsule of planetary evolution and the only world outside of Earth that humans have stepped foot on, the Moon is an obvious and ever-present location for future exploration ...
Model Helps Search for Moon Dust Fountains
(PhysOrg.com) -- In exploration, sometimes you find more than what you're looking for, including things that shouldn’t be there. As the Apollo 17 astronauts orbited over the night side of the moon, with ...
Study shows Moon engulfed in permanent, lopsided dust cloud
The moon is engulfed in a permanent but lopsided dust cloud that increases in density when annual events like the Geminids spew shooting stars, according to a new study led by University of Colorado Boulder.
Physicist happens upon rain data breakthrough
(Phys.org)—A physicist and researcher who set out to develop a formula to protect Apollo sites on the moon from rocket exhaust may have happened upon a way to improve weather forecasting on Earth.
LADEE sees zodiacal light before crashing into moon, but Apollo mystery remains
NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) literally 'saw the light' just days before crashing into the lunar farside last Thursday April 17. Skimming just a few kilometers above the ...