Earth's atmosphere stretches further than we thought possible — to the moon and beyond
February 20, 2019, 8:26 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The moon actually orbits within Earth's outer atmosphere.
This beautiful photo of the moon is 50,000 images rolled into 1
February 20, 2019, 5:09 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Astrophotographer Andrew McCarthy spent hours creating this breathtaking photo of our moon.
Satellite snaps first-ever group shot of Earth and the moon's far side
February 8, 2019, 8:21 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Historic photo was captured by an optical camera onboard China's Longjiang-2 satellite.
This rock brought back from the moon likely came from Earth
January 25, 2019, 6:28 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Even though it's not technically a moon rock, it could still offer valuable new knowledge.
A meteorite smashed into the blood moon during the eclipse, and it was caught on film
January 23, 2019, 1:39 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
It's the first time astronomers have recorded such an event during a lunar eclipse.
There might once have been life on ... the moon? Yes, say researchers
July 23, 2018, 8:05 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Pools of water might have teemed with simple organisms.
This giant lava tube on the moon could be where the first lunar colonies are built
October 18, 2017, 7:25 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The cavern is large enough to house a city at least the size of Philadelphia.
Turtle 'marriage' ends after 115 years
Honey badger fights leopard to rescue her baby
'Signing Day' recognizes high school seniors starting jobs, not college
New map of the night sky reveals 300,000 'hidden' galaxies
You know it's winter when it snows in the desert
What is the difference between hail and sleet?