Moon

What Does It Mean To Have A Moon In Sagittarius For Women?

If you’ve dabbled in astrology or read your daily horoscope every now and again, chances are you’ve been focusing on your sun sign. The sun sign is most often associated as your “main” astrological sign, however, it’s not your only sign,...
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Scientists Detect Something Really Unexpected Beneath Saturn's 'death Star' Moon

Mimas, Saturn's cryptic-looking moon, is awfully deceptive. The small moon is dominated by an 80-mile-wide crater, giving it the appearance of the grim Star Wars Death Star — a space station equipped with a planet-destroying weapon. But...
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Tug Of Sun, Moon Could Be Driving Plate Motions On 'imbalanced' Earth

A study led by geophysicist Anne M. Hofmeister in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis proposes that imbalanced forces and torques in the Earth-moon-sun system drive circulation of the whole mantle.
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Nasa Moon Landing Delayed: Here’s The Bad News

It’s been over 50 years since any human set foot on the moon, but NASA has plans to change that. The agency’s Artemis program aims to send humans to explore the moon’s south pole in the next few years, using a brand new rocket and...
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Machine To Melt Moon Rocks And Derive Metals May Launch In 2024

Enlarge / If all goes well, this is how Lunar Resources' extractor could appear on the lunar surface in a few years. (credit: Lunar Resources) In recent years, much has been said about mining water ice in shadowed craters at the Moon's...
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Death Star Ball Bearing Maze: That’s No Moon

Because who hasn’t ever dreamed of participating in the Battle of Yavin (aka the Battle of the Death Star), Paladone has created this Death Star Maze. Sure it’s absolutely nothing like flying an X-wing and battling the Galactic Empire...
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Saturn's 'death Star' Moon Mimas May Be Hiding Internal Ocean Beneath Iced Crust

A new study published in Icarus suggests that one of Saturn’s moons, Mimas, could be harboring a liquid ocean beneath an iced crust. If further study conclusively proves the existence of a liquid ocean on Mimas it would greatly expand the scope of...
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The Moon’s Crust Was Formed From A Frozen Slushy Magma

Scientists’ detailed study of the Moon dates back to the Apollo missions when astronauts brought rock samples from the lunar surface back to Earth for analysis. Apollo 11 gathered samples from the lunar highland regions, the pale areas on the...
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Nasa And Herox Want To Convert Waste In Space And Monitor Air-quality Here On Earth

In the coming years, NASA will be making the long-awaited return to the Moon, where they will be joined by multiple space agencies and commercial partners. This will be followed by NASA and China sending the first crewed missions to Mars and other...
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Designing A Science Program For Sky-monitoring Telescope Based On The Moon

The SETI Institute teamed up with Louisiana State University (LSU) and Mississippi State University (MSU) to help students design the science program for AstronetX PBC's first lunar-based camera (L-CAM 1). The scientific program planning is funded...
Related topics: Telescopes, Space, SETI

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A Moon Might Have Been Found Orbiting An Exoplanet

In the past three decades, the field of extrasolar planet studies has advanced by leaps and bounds. To date, 4,903 extrasolar planets have been confirmed in 3,677 planetary systems, with another 8,414 candidates awaiting confirmation. The diverse...
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Move Over Exoplanets, Exomoons Are The Next Big Thing

Is that an extremely large moon we see outside the solar system, astro-boffins ask themselves Scientists have spotted a new candidate for a moon existing outside of our solar system, with only a 1 per cent chance the observation could be an...
Related topics: Exoplanets, Exomoons, Space

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January 16-22 Horoscope: Mercury Retrograde By Moonlight

This week, we usher in our first Mercury retrograde (RG) of 2022. As you probably already know, Mercury retrogrades are infamous for causing mishaps, accidents, misunderstandings, and miscommunications. The tiny planet goes RG right as the Moon is...
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China Landed On The Moon And Found Water In Dirt And Rocks

Scientists detected water on the moon, and for the first time they can say they literally found it while on the lunar surface.A Chinese lunar lander returned more than 60 ounces of soil and rock samples from its trip to the moon in December 2020....
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Moon's Crust May Have Formed From 'slushy Magma Ocean', Scientists Suggest

The lunar crust consists primarily of oxygen, silicon, magnesium, iron, calcium, and aluminium, with a trace of other elements. The surface of the Moon has three features: highlands, maria, and craters, and it is on average about 50 km thick.
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To Live On The Moon, We Need To Extract Its Oxygen

Alongside advances in space exploration, we’ve recently seen much time and money invested into technologies that could allow effective space resource utilization. And at the forefront of these efforts has been a laser-sharp focus on finding the...
Related topics: Space, Laser

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Chinese Scientists Build 'artificial Moon' To Conduct Experiments In Low Gravity

According to the South China Morning Post, the facility located in Jiangsu Province, will play an important part in the exploration of the Moon as China plans to land its astronauts on Earth's satellite by 2030 and set up a base there.
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Astronomers Find Evidence For A Second Supermoon Beyond Our Solar System

Astronomers have reported a second, super-sized moon orbiting a Jupiter-sized planet beyond our solar system.
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‘slushy’ Magma Ocean Led To Formation Of The Moon’s Crust

Scientists have shown how the freezing of a ‘slushy’ ocean of magma may be responsible for the composition of the Moon’s crust. The scientists, from the University of Cambridge and the Ecole normale supérieure de Lyon, have proposed a new...
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Image: Dedicated Satellites To Collect Solar Energy

Sunlight up in Earth orbit is 10 times more intense than down on Earth's surface, so the idea is to fly dedicated satellites to capture solar energy, then beam it down to Earth—and potentially the Moon or other planets further into the future.
Related topics: Satellites, Space, Solar Power

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