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One more clue to the moon"s origin

Humankind has maintained an enduring fascination with the moon. It was not until Galileo's time, however, that scientists really began study it. Over the course of nearly five centuries, researchers put forward numerous, much debated theories as to h.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgAug 10th, 2022

Could ‘Moon’ be a giant leap for the tourism industry?

A trip to the moon -- or something a bit like it -- could be on the cards for tourists if a couple of Canadian entrepreneurs get their way......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News29 min. ago

Could Moon be a giant leap for the tourism industry?

A trip to the moon -- or something a bit like it -- could be on the cards for tourists if a couple of Canadian entrepreneurs get their way......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 1 min. ago

The best horror movie prequels

Not every monster has an origin story, but those that do are truly terrifying. Here are seven of our favorite horror film prequels you can stream this Halloween......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2022

Glass beads in lunar soil reveal ancient asteroid bombardments on the moon and Earth

In 2020, China's Chang'e 5 mission sampled more than a kilogram of moon rock and soil and brought it back to Earth. The samples contain countless tiny beads of glass, created when asteroids hit the moon and splashed out droplets of molten rock aroun.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 1st, 2022

NASA eyes November for launch attempt of Moon rocket

NASA said Friday it would try to launch its Moon mega-rocket in November, without committing to a precise date for the much-delayed Artemis 1 mission......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 1st, 2022

NASA’s Juno spacecraft shares first image from Jupiter moon flyby

NASA's Juno spacecraft has sent back its first image of Jupiter's icy Europa moon in one of the closest flybys in decades......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 30th, 2022

NASA’s Juno spacecraft shares first image from Jupiter moon fly-by

NASA's Juno spacecraft has sent back its first image of Jupiter's icy Europa moon in one of the closest fly-bys in decades......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 30th, 2022

Juno swoops past Europa, revealing the mysterious, icy world [Updated]

"We are screaming by pretty fast." Enlarge / The complex, ice-covered surface of Jupiter’s moon Europa was captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft during a flyby on Sept. 29, 2022. (credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SWRI/MSSS) 3:25pm ET.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 30th, 2022

Taming the Climate Is Far Harder Than Getting People to the Moon

In his 1949 book The Concept of Mind, Gilbert Ryle, an English philosopher, introduced the term “category mistake.” He gave the example of a visitor to the University of Oxford who sees colleges and a splendid library and then asks, “But wher.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsSep 29th, 2022

NASA spacecraft buzzes Jupiter moon Europa, closest in years

NASA's Juno spacecraft has made the closest approach to Jupiter's tantalizing, icy moon Europa in more than 20 years......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 29th, 2022

What’s going on with NASA’s mega moon rocket launch?

If everything had gone to plan, NASA's next-generation SLS rocket would have launched a while ago. But it's still very much on the ground. So what's the latest?.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 29th, 2022

Lunar glass shows moon asteroid impacts mirrored on Earth

A Curtin-led research team has found asteroid impacts on the moon millions of years ago coincided precisely with some of the largest meteorite impacts on Earth, such as the one that wiped out the dinosaurs......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 28th, 2022

Scientists depict Dragonfly landing site on Saturn moon Titan

When NASA's 990-pound Dragonfly rotorcraft reaches the Selk crater region—the mission's target touchdown spot—on Saturn's moon Titan in 2034, Cornell's Léa Bonnefoy will have helped to make it a smooth landing......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 28th, 2022

Dead fish breathes new life into the evolutionary origin of fins and limbs

A trove of fossils in China, unearthed in rock dating back some 436 million years, have revealed for the first time that the mysterious galeaspids, a jawless freshwater fish, possessed paired fins......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 28th, 2022

Hurricane Ian Blows Back NASA’s Artemis Launch

Bad weather forced a third delay for the space agency’s SLS rocket plans—another setback for the uncrewed back-to-the-moon mission......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsSep 27th, 2022

NASA moon rocket back in hangar, launch unlikely until November

NASA's moon rocket returned to the safety of its hangar Tuesday as Hurricane Ian approached Florida, its launch now unlikely before mid-November......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 27th, 2022

Hurricane Ian forces NASA to roll its mega moon rocket to shelter

NASA has been forced to remove its next-generation SLS rocket from the launchpad at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to protect it from Hurricane Ian......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 27th, 2022

Juno spacecraft to go screaming by Jupiter’s moon Europa in close approach

NASA's Juno spacecraft will get to see Jupiter's moon Europa in great detail as it is set to perform a close flyby of the icy moon this week......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 24th, 2022

NASA scraps Tuesday Moon launch due to storm

NASA has called off the scheduled Tuesday launch of its historic uncrewed mission to the Moon due to a tropical storm that is forecast to strengthen as it approaches Florida......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 24th, 2022

Asteroid-bound DART spacecraft snaps Jupiter and moon Europa

With just a few days to go before NASA deliberately crashes it into an asteroid, the DART spacecraft has snapped an image of Jupiter and its moon Europa......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 24th, 2022