A new study bolsters the idea that strange grooves crisscrossing the surface of the Martian moon Phobos were made by rolling boulders blasted free from an ancient asteroid impact. The research, published in Planetary and Space Science, uses computer models…
On April 24, China observed its third National Space Day. This year, China celebrated the theme of new space developments and ventures. It also announced a plan to build a “lunar palace” to explore resources on the surface of the Moon.
China announced its goal to set up a scientific research base on the surface of the Moon on its National Space Day on April 24. Naturally, there are several speculations over China’s true intent for heading out to the Moon.…
Chang’e is a goddess whose beauty is unsurpassed. According to legend, she came down to Earth to accompany her husband Houyi, the divine warrior who assisted the human world by shooting down 9 out of 10 suns. Before their departure…
Legends are like the shifting sands of a desert — forever changing, hard to grasp. This legend is no different, and there are many versions.
The dwarf planet Makemake is not as lonely as first thought. Under the constant stare of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, a dark moon has been spotted orbiting Makemake, which is the second-brightest object in the distant Kuiper Belt beyond Neptune.
The night sky may soon be lit up by a completely man-made “star.” So bright, in fact, the makers are hoping it will be brighter than the moon.
It has been known for some time now that Mars’ largest moon, Phobos, has been moving toward its parent planet, the victim of Mars’ gravity. But researchers have discovered that Phobos has already started to fall apart.
It is well-known the Moon’s gravity is responsible for the tides we see on Earth’s ocean and lakes. What most people don’t know is that Earth has the same effect on the Moon.
The third largest moon of Saturn called Enceladus is now believed to be one of several icy “water worlds” in our solar system, according to NASA researchers.