Tag Archives: the moon

The Moon is shrinking, shocking study reveals

Somebody alert Jeff Bezos: the Moon is shrinking.

According to a new research study, the Moon may be shrinking as it experiences lunar quakes, known as “moonquakes.” Researchers analyzed 28 moonquakes from 1969 to 1977 and came up with the startling observation that eight of the quakes came from “true tectonic activity — the movement of crustal plates,” as opposed to impacts from asteroids or rumblings inside the celestial satellite.

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The Moon May Have Formed When Earth’s Magma Was Blasted into Space

New look at lunar rocks suggests that the moon formed when a Mars-size rock struck Earth while it was still young and covered in molten rock.

Source: Mystery of moon’s formation may have been solved

Some nasty ol’ scientists want to get their hands on Neil Armstrong’s moon poops

We all remember Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the moon. They were a landmark moment in human history, firmly marking our entry into the cosmos. Read More …

This video shows how long it takes for light to travel from Earth to Mars and back again #travel #space #Earth #Mars #universe #Moon #light #NASA #speed #science #astronomy

2019 lunar eclipse: 5 things to know about the ‘super blood wolf moon’ #moon #space #universe #nature #lunar #eclipse #astronomic #astronomer

This is your last chance to see a total lunar eclipse until 2021.

Source: 2019 lunar eclipse: 5 things to know about the ‘super blood wolf moon’

China’s moon plants are dead. Here’s what happened. #moon #space #universe #science #plant #creature #China

The sprouts were unable to survive the bitter cold of the lunar night.

Source: China’s moon plants are dead. Here’s what happened.