Scientists clarify origins of lunar metallic iron

In a study published in Nature Astronomy, Profs. Shen Laiquan, Bai Haiyang, et al. from Prof. Wang Weihua's group at the Institute of Physics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences have clarified the respective effects of irradiation ...

Discovery changes understanding of water's history on the moon

New research from a Western University postdoctoral fellow shows the early lunar crust, which makes up the surface of the moon, was considerably enriched in water more than 4 billion years ago, counter to previously held ...

How forest density slows granular flows

One way to reduce the damage caused by avalanches in the mountains is to place obstacles in their path. These obstacles can be artificial barriers or natural forests. Knowing how the avalanche interacts with obstacles is ...

Researchers find new water reservoir on moon

Lunar surface water has attracted much attention due to its potential for in-situ resource utilization by future lunar exploration missions and other space missions

University returning 1,500 artifacts to Oneida Indian Nation

Colgate University is returning to the Oneida Indian Nation more than 1,500 items once buried with ancestral remains—a collection of culturally significant items that includes pendants, pots, bells and turtle shell rattles, ...

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