According to astrobiologists, these may be the four most tantalizing potentially habitable moons in our Solar System. Europa, Ganymede, Titan and Enceladus shown at the same scale.
What is so super about today’s supermoon? This full moon will occur that appears slightly larger and brighter than usual. It’s caulked the Harvest Moon.
Like Google Earth, the new update to Google maps gives you the ability to explore craters on Mars and the Moon from your browser. Watch the video…
These are Earth and Moon in the Hadean epoch, 4 billion years ago, pummeled by large impacts letting magma flow out and at the same time, some parts of Earth’s surface could have retained liquid water. Image credit Simone Marchi. Watch the video…
Otsuka, the company that makes Pocari Sweat, will send a can of the powdered drink to the moon. It will be the first advertisement on our satellite.
Something unusual about this setting Sun. There are birds flying to the Sun’s left. More unusual is the occulted piece at the top right. And that’s no occulting cloud that’s the Moon. Image © Andrew Wall
It was a spectacular total lunar eclipse (2014 April 15), explains the talented photographer Babak A. Tafreshi, under the crystal clear night sky of La Silla observatory, at the southern outskirt of Atacama Desert, Chile. All images © Babak A. Tafreshi
Airbus and the moon. An impressive moment. An “Air Condor” plane passing in front of the moon. Image © Sebastien Lebrigand
Enceladus, the Icy Moon of Saturn, may have a underground sea. Using Cassini’s radio science experiment, planetary scientists have now been able to investigate the interior of the enigmatic moon.
NASA releases a giant interactive mosaic image of the lunar north pole. It took four years to create and covers an area equivalent to a quarter of the US.