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Dark side of the moon: 55-year-old mystery solved

The Man in the Moon appeared when meteoroids struck Earth-facing side of the moon creating large flat seas of basalt that we see as...

New isotopic evidence supporting moon formation via Earth collision with planet-sized...

A new series of measurements of oxygen isotopes provides increasing evidence that the Moon formed from the collision of Earth with another large, planet-sized...

Water in moon rocks provides clues and questions about lunar history

A recent review of hundreds of chemical analyses of Moon rocks indicates that the amount of water in the Moon's interior varies regionally –...

NASA missions let scientists see moon’s dancing tide from orbit

Scientists combined observations from two NASA missions to check out the moon's lopsided shape and how it changes under Earth's sway -- a response...

Jupiter’s moon Ganymede may have ‘club sandwich’ layers of ocean

(Reuters) - As club sandwiches go, this undoubtedly is the biggest one in the solar system. Scientists said on Friday that Jupiter's moon Ganymede may...

‘Geologic clock’ helps determine moon’s age

An international team of planetary scientists determined that the Moon formed nearly 100 million years after the start of the solar system, according to...

Ancient Crater Could Hold Clues About Moon’s Mantle

A massive impact on the Moon about 4 billion years ago left a 2,500-mile crater, among the largest known craters in the solar system....

Research duo suggest early Earth had heat-pipe channels similar to Jupiter’s...

Two planetary researches, one from Hampton University and the National Institute of Aerospace, the other from Louisiana State University, have published a paper in...

Insights Into Evolution of Life On Earth from One of Saturn’s...

Glimpses of the events that nurtured life on Earth more than 3.5 billion years ago are coming from an unlikely venue almost 1 billion...

Water Hidden in the Moon May Have Proto-Earth Origin

Water found in ancient Moon rocks might have actually originated from the proto-Earth and even survived the Moon-forming event. Latest research into the amount...

Moon and Earth Have Common Water Source

Researchers used a multicollector ion microprobe to study hydrogen-deuterium ratios in lunar rock and on Earth. Their conclusion: The Moon's water did not come...

Internal Structure of the Moon

Apollo Data Revealed Moon's Internal Structure: NASA deployed the frist seismographs on the moon as part of the Apollo Mission in 1969. These seismographs collected...

Erosional Origin of Linear Dunes On Earth and Saturn’s Moon Titan

Linear dunes, widespread on Earth and Saturn's moon, Titan, are generally considered to have been formed by deposits of windblown sand. It has been...

Building Blocks of Early Earth Survived Collision That Created Moon

Unexpected new findings by a University of Maryland team of geochemists show that some portions of Earth's mantle (the rocky layer between Earth's metallic...

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