For the first time, scientists have successfully bounced a laser off a mirror that’s attached to a spacecraft whirling around the moon. Bouncing lasers off mirrors on the
Skywatchers beware: the moon will hinder attempts to observe the Perseids, typically one of the best meteor displays of the year. For Northern Hemisphere observers, August is usually
This visualization shows the moon being formed from a collision, which, according to a new study, happened more recently than scientists previously thought. (Image credit: Ron Miller) It
NASA’s new contest challenges innovators to come up with a brand new space toilet design. (Image credit: NASA/HeroX) It’s no secret that humans poop — even in space.
As we probe deeper into the innermost workings of the universe, our particle physics experiments have become ever more complex. In order to reveal the secrets of the
Sharp-eyed skywatchers in parts of the world may be able to catch a slight lunar eclipse today (June 5) as Earth embarks on a new “eclipse season,” although
Mars may have once had a giant ring that eventually got smooshed to form one of its oddly-shaped moons, new research suggests. Mars has two small, lumpy moons,
Friday’s full moon, also known as the strawberry moon, will light up the night sky in most of the Western Hemisphere (including North America), but that’s not the
Private industries have helped drop the cost of launching rockets, satellites and other equipment into space to historic lows. That has boosted interest in developing space – both for mining raw
In questo episodio di Life’s Little Mysteries, daremo un’occhiata più da vicino a un oggetto misterioso nello spazio che è il nostro vicino cosmico più vicino: la luna.