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Saturday, March 28, 2020



Earth's mini-moon left the planet's orbit, but there will be more to come

March 24, 2020 2:19 pm

Earth's temporary mini-moon 2020 CD3 has left the planet's orbit to revolve around the Sun. Astronomers say it was not the first mini-moon and definitely not the last.

Moon and Earth aren't made up of same material; scientists clear doubt over Moon's formation theory

March 10, 2020 3:28 pm

Scientists have found that the chunk of Theia could be buried deep inside Moon thus explaining the anomaly in the giant-impact hypothesis theory.

Explained: What is 2020 CD3, a mini-moon?

February 28, 2020 8:35 am

A ‘second moon’ has been discovered, orbiting Earth. Actually an asteroid, it will break free at one point.

Here's how the Moon looks in 4K resolution

February 26, 2020 8:27 am

NASA with the help of the high-resolution camera onboard the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has been able to recreate the full Apollo 13 trip around the Moon in 4K resolution.

On Mars and Moon, astronaut could be living in home grown out of fungi

January 21, 2020 11:59 am

NASA has said that astronauts could grow their homes on the Moon and Mars out of fungi instead of building them. The same project could also prove to be a sustainable and affordable model of housing on Earth.

What would it feel like to touch the moon?

November 13, 2019 3:08 pm

Twelve people have walked on the moon since humans landed there 50 years ago, but no one has ever directly touched its surface.

NASA plans to send water-hunting robot to moon surface in 2022

October 26, 2019 12:39 pm

NASA will send a golf cart-sized robot to the moon in 2022 to search for deposits of water below the surface.

Moon dust could create problems for lunar explorers: Report

October 25, 2019 3:18 pm

The Moon's regolith, which is the layer of unconsolidated solid material that is covering the bedrock of the Moon is a matter of concern for the astronauts.

NASA is testing inflatable space lodges for astronauts going to Moon and Mars

October 19, 2019 9:37 am

NASA is considering to accommodate astronauts in inflatable space lodges during future Moon and Mars missions.

Saturn surpasses Jupiter with most number of moons: Everything we know

October 09, 2019 12:49 pm

Scientists have discovered as many as 20 new moons around Saturn, taking its tally to 82 and edging past Jupiter.


A glimpse of the supermoon worldwide

August 12, 2014 9:24 am

The phenomenon, which scientists call a 'perigee moon', occurs when the moon is near the horizon and appears larger and brighter than other full moons.


Earthrise: 50 years ago, we saw the earth rise from space for the first time

December 26, 2018 3:51 pm

On Christmas Eve, 1968, astronauts orbiting the moon saw Earth rising for the first time.