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Scientists have new moon rocks for the first time in nearly 50 years
China’s Chang’e 5 mission returned moon rocks that are already helping scientists understand our moon’s history.
Jeff Bezos is suing NASA. Here’s why.
The Amazon CEO is taking on the US space agency as his prime target. Here's the context on the dispute—and NASA's moonshot plans.
Enjoy breathing oxygen? Thank the moon.
The air we breathe may be the result of a chance collaboration between microbes and the moon.
Raging wildfires will give this weekend’s full moon an eerie orange hue
July's full moon, aka the 'Buck Moon' may look spectacular, but it’s a sign of our blazing Earth.
Why we’re going to see a rapid rise in sunny day floods
Sea level rise will combine with a cyclical change in the moon's orbit to make sunny day flooding much more common.
The Strawberry Moon, explained
The moon is named for the sweet fruit, not its coloring.
The rundown on this week’s ‘ring of fire’ eclipse
The fiery event will be partially visible in many parts of the US.
How to photograph the moon like a pro
Taking a good picture of our little satellite pal is harder than it seems, but a little prep makes a big difference.
Tonight’s pink supermoon may surprise you
Explaining the latest lunar event.
We could live in caves on the moon. What would that be like?
Lunar caves aren’t just scientific curiosities—they might be our future homes.