The Moon

What If The Moon Was A Disco Ball?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK Tech

Have you ever wondered what it would be like if the Moon was a giant disco ball and orbited the Earth at the same distance as the International Space ...

How Old Is The Moon? Good Question...

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK

How old is the Moon? This is not a simple question. Here's why... Once thought to have been created 4.56 billion years ago when a mysterious pla...

This Is The Most Detailed Photo Of The Moon Ever Taken

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa has released one of the highest-ever resolution pictures of the Moon. The incredible 2m-per-pixel image covers an area which is almost 25% as ...

WATCH: Massive Moon Meteor Strike Visible From Earth

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK Tech

A massive meteor which struck the Moon at more than 37,500 miles-per-hour was caught on video. The asteroid hit the Moon back in September, created...

Nasa Probe Shares Its View Of The Moon

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa's LADEE probe has beamed some pretty astounding images of it's view of the Moon. ...

'Honeybee' Lander: The Coolest Thing To Land On The Moon Since Us

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Hot on the heels of China, two private companies have announced their intention to land robotic rovers on the Moon. Golden Spike and Honeybee Robot...

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...

Stabilised Apollo 16 Footage Of The Lunar Rover Looks Just Beautiful

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.12.2013 | UK Tech

A remastered, stabilised clip of Nasa's Apollo 16 astronauts driving a Lunar Rover on the Moon back in 1972 has brought renewed attention on the fact ...

Gigantic Solar Panels Could Turn The Moon Into A Power Station

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Tech

The world is not short of far-fetched ideas for transformative zero-emissions power stations. But while airborne drone-supported windfarms and dubious...

LOOK: China Launches First Mission To Land On The Moon

Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK Tech

China has launched its first-ever mission to land on the Moon. The unmanned Chang'3 3 lander and the Yutu rover lifted off atop a Long March 3D roc...

Nasa Wants To Grow Plants On The Moon By 2015

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa is to enlist the help of thousands of schoolchildren in an attempt to grow plants on the Moon in 2015. The space agency says it will have an "...

Nasa Sends Data To The Moon At 42 Times Average UK Broadband Speed

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.12.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa has sent data to and back from the Moon at 42 times the average speed of UK broadband connections. The space agency used its laser-based syste...

'Moon Walker' Lets You Take One Giant, Pretend Leap For Mankind

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Ever wanted to walk on the Moon? Sadly, we're not much closer to mass tourism to our only natural satellite than we were thirty years ago. But we do a...

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...

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...

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...

Tonight Is A Rare Chance To See Saturn With The Naked Eye

Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.07.2013 | UK Tech

For amateur astronomers who want to get a glimpse of Saturn, today is your lucky day. The ringed planet is usually relatively difficult to spot bec...

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...

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...

Russia Announces 'Aggressive' Plan For Robotic Fleet To Explore The Moon

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 01.06.2013 | UK Tech

Russia has announced it will launch a fleet of space robots to explore the Moon. Nasa's former space-race competitor (when it was still the Soviet ...

WATCH: What Would It Look Like If The Moon Was Replaced By Other Planets?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 26.05.2013 | UK Tech

What would happen if the Moon was replaced by other planets in the Solar System? Yes, in actuality probably a devastating gravitational tug resulti...