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Space Agency Pooh-Poohs Eclipse Threat

Space.com | Mike Wall | Posted 04.10.2014 | Science

Next week's total lunar eclipse may thrill millions of skywatchers, but it poses a bit of a challenge for a sharp-eyed NASA moon probe. The batteries...

WATCH: Moon's Fiery Five-Million Year History In Three Minutes

Posted 03.15.2012 | Science

How did the 'man in the moon' take shape? A new NASA video on lunar evolution explains the process, from the moon's beginnings as a ball of magma to t...

Apollo 11 Site Glimpsed Again In Image From NASA Satellite

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 03.13.2012 | Science

“It has a stark beauty all its own.” Those are the words Neil Armstrong used to describe the lunar landscape shortly after becoming the first man ...

Up on the Roof, Part 2

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 11.17.2011 | College
Zoe P. Strassfield

Galileo could probably see more stars from Florence than we could from Boston, but I had a feeling his sense of relaxation in turning to the skies after a long day was probably similar to my own.

If I Could Gift Wrap the Moon: A Teachable Moment for the Lunar Eclipse

Jeff Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jeff Goldstein

If you've never done it, or you haven't recently, just take out a simple pair of binoculars and look at the Moon. Do it with your children. Teach them an appreciation for what's in their sky.

Yesterday's Launch of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Brings Back Memories of Apollo 11

Jeff Goldstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jeff Goldstein

July 20th is coming. It will be the 40th anniversary of the first human footprints on another world, and I lived it.