articles tagged: moon
the moon really is a harsh mistress
# space

the moon really is a harsh mistress

The coldest place in our solar system isn't somewhere in the outer reaches of the Oort Cloud. It's a network of craters on the Moon.

welcome to tranquility national park?
# space

welcome to tranquility national park?

If we're expecting tourists to visit the Moon, should we figure out how to protect Apollo landing sites from souvenir hunters and historical artifact collectors?

why lunar cities are still science fiction
# space

why lunar cities are still science fiction

Current plans for our return to the Moon seem a little too vague to be successful.

do we really need another apollo?
# space

do we really need another apollo?

NASA is trying to replay history at the cost of keeping its launch systems and exploration programs stagnant.

that’s one small step for man…
# space

that’s one small step for man…

Celebrating Apollo 11's lunar landing isn't just celebrating an American triumph. It's celebrating how far humanity can go and how much it can do.

of lunar exploration and irate astrologers
# space

of lunar exploration and irate astrologers

Astrologers are irate because, apparently, we didn't ask the Moon for its consent to be probed.

a gravity fail goes viral, but is it real?
# science

a gravity fail goes viral, but is it real?

Gravity can be tricky when you don't seem to understand how it works...

of alien dust and electrostatics
# space

of alien dust and electrostatics

The most dangerous thing about living on the Moon isn't the radiation. It's the sharp, electrostatic alien dust...

whose moon is it anyway?
# politics

whose moon is it anyway?

Technically, no one owns or can lay claim to the Moon. But if we start routinely staying on its surface, the law may need to change.

the alien menace next door
# oddities

the alien menace next door

A Russian documentary alleges that Americans stopped going to the Moon because they uncovered something sinister just under its surface.

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