Moon

What Is This Weird Thing On The Moon?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

UPDATE: Digital imaging expert, Ross Davidson, thinks he has the answer (see below). In amongst the random, crater strewn landscape of the Moon, it...

You're In This Picture Somewhere

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

It's been 4 decades since we last saw a new image of the Earth from the Moon so this shot taken by China's Yutu rover is long overdue. The stun...

WATCH: The Moon Has A New Crater

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

The Moon has a new crater, and now we've taken a picture of it. That's right, while we might like to pretend that the fact that our only natural sa...

Astronomers May Have Found Something Exciting. And Odd

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

Astronomers form Cornell University think they have detected the first moon outside our solar system - and it's rather odd. Firstly, it's pretty bi...

China's Promo Pictures For Moon Rover Show Europe Being Nuked

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 18.12.2013 | UK Tech

Excuse me China, is there something you're not telling us? While most of the recent coverage of China's 'Jade rabbit' Moon landing has concentrated...

Saturn's Rings May Have Just Given Birth To A New Moon

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.12.2013 | UK Tech

Saturn might be giving birth to a new moon. The ringed planet already has at least 150 moons and satellites of various sizes, ranging from the mass...

WATCH: First-Ever Video Of Moon Orbiting Earth

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

Back in October , Nasa's Juno spacecraft became the fastest man-made object in history as it sling-shotted round the Earth on it's way to Jupiter. ...

There's A Lunar Eclipse Coming Up

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK Tech

Good news folks, there will be a lunar eclipse on Friday night - a minor, partial one. In the middle of the night. The full moon will pass through ...

Imagine If The Moon Was As Close As The ISS...

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK Tech

As impossible thought experiments go, this one is pretty cool. Imagine if the Moon orbited the Earth at the same distance as the International Spac...

How Old Is The Moon?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK Tech

The very origins of the moon are up for debate as new evidence suggests it could be 100 million years younger than previously thought. The current...

LOOK: Stunningly Detailed Video Of Rotating Moon

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.09.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has taken time off from painting fine art and looking for Neil Armstrong's footprints to shoot this incredib...

NASA Is Heading Back To The Moon (On Friday)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.11.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa is heading back to the Moon - on Friday. The American space agency will launch its latest robotic lunar explorer atop a Minotaur V rocket from...

National Park On The Moon Proposed By US Politicians

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 09.09.2013 | UK Tech

Its astronauts haven't been there since 1972, but US legislators have proposed declaring a national park on the surface of the Moon to protect the hal...

Astronaut In Space Drives Nasa Rover On Earth

Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Tech

In a complete reversal of the usual Nasa 'robotics in space' achievements, an astronaut in orbit drove a rover on Earth. The test was the first of ...

Supermoon 2013 Lights Up Our Skies (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Tahira Mirza | Posted 23.06.2013 | UK

There is nothing more captivating than the site of a bright full moon, Last night our skies were illuminated with a much bigger and brighter moon o...

Watch Out For Tonight's 'Supermoon'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.06.2013 | UK

A ''supermoon" will grace the skies this weekend, with the satellite expected to appear in its biggest and brightest form this year. The phenomenon, k...

China To Launch Moon Mission By End Of 2013?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 19.08.2013 | UK Tech

China's accelerating space program will take another small step forward later in 2013, when it will send its first unmanned probe to land on the Moon....

PICS: The Most Unbelievable Eclipse You'll Ever See

Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK Tech

This is the most unique - and one of the most beautiful - images of an eclipse you'll ever see. But if it looks too good to be true, that's because...

Private Companies Likely To Build First Moon Base, Nasa Admits

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.07.2013 | UK Tech

Visions of a permanent base on the Moon have been part of humanity's collective imagination for thousands of years. And ever since the first successfu...

WATCH: The Biggest Explosion On The Moon Ever Filmed

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 19.07.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa has captured video of the largest explosion ever seen on the Moon's surface. A meteor smashed into the Moon back in March, causing a bright bu...

PICS: Amateur's 'Blue Moon' Hailed As 'Stunning' By Experts

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK Tech

An amazing photograph of a literal 'Blue Moon' has been hailed as "stunning" by experts. Astrophotographer VegaStar Capentier took the picture at C...

Lunar Estate Agent 'Has Sold 7.5% Of The Moon'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK Tech

An estate agent claims to have sold more than 7.5% of the Moon's surface. Despite there being no current laws about real estate in space - and with...

Scientists Bounce Laser Off Long-Lost Soviet Lunar Robot

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 30.06.2013 | UK Tech

Scientists have managed to bounce a laser off a Soviet Lunar rover which landed on the Moon more than 40 years ago. The Lunokhod 1 was the first re...

Mysterious Moon Flashes 'Explained'?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 14.06.2013 | UK Tech

Strange 'flashes' reported on the Moon for hundreds of years have long mystified researchers - and even Nasa - with many arguing they don't even exist...

Nasa: 'We Will Not Return To The Moon'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 07.06.2013 | UK Tech

To boldly go - but not go back. The head of Nasa has admitted that the space agency will not be returning to the Moon "in my lifetime". Nasa adm...