The Moon
China closes off large city to stop spread of deadly virus  ABC NEWS · 3 hours
China has closed off a city of more than 11 million people to try to stop the spread of a deadly new virus that has sickened... more
China steps up efforts to control new coronavirus outbreak  ABC NEWS · 2 days
Heightened precautions are being taken in China and elsewhere as governments strove to control the outbreak of a new coronavirus that threatens to grow during the Lunar New Year travel... more
More precautions taken as 4th death blamed on China virus  ABC NEWS · 2 days
Heightened precautions are being taken in China and elsewhere as governments strove to control the outbreak of a novel coronavirus that threatens to grow during the Lunar New... more
Stars Need a Partner to Spin Universe’s Brightest Explosions  ASTRO WATCH · 4 days
When it comes to the biggest and brightest explosions seen in the Universe, University of Warwick astronomers have... more
Back to the Moon with ESA  ESA · 1 week
Video: 00:04:00 The first flight of the Artemis programme, which will see humans return to the Moon, is scheduled to begin soon. The lunar... more
Meteorite contains the oldest material on Earth: 7-billion-year-old stardust  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Stars have life cycles. They're born when bits of dust and gas floating through space find each other and collapse in on each other and heat up. They burn for... more
Chinese woman with mystery virus quarantined in Thailand  REUTERS · 1 week
A Chinese woman has been quarantined in Thailand with a mystery strain of coronavirus just days ahead of the Lunar... more
Dynetics, Sierra Nevada bidding on Artemis lunar lander  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
A team led by Dynetics that includes Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) is among the bidders for a NASA program to... more
Satellite constellations harvest energy for near-total global coverage  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Think of it as a celestial parlor game: What is the minimum number of satellites needed to see every point on Earth? And how might those satellites stay in orbit and maintain... more
NASA postpones procurement of lander for VIPER lunar rover  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
NASA has delayed the release of a task order that’s part of its commercial lunar lander program for... more
Scientists Pin Down Timing of Lunar Dynamo’s Demise  ASTRO WATCH · 3 weeks
A conventional compass would be of little use on the moon, which today lacks a global magnetic field. But the... more
Research sheds light on the moon's dark craters  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The next wave of robots to fly to Mars in 2020 could offer scientists an unprecedented understanding of Earth's closest neighboring planet. But there are still mysteries to be solved much closer... more
Scientists pin down timing of lunar dynamo's demise  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A conventional compass would be of little use on the moon, which today lacks a global magnetic field. more
China’s space contractor plans more than 40 launches in 2020  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
China’s main space contractor is aiming to carry out more than 40 launches in 2020, including... more
Scientists pin down timing of lunar dynamo’s demise  MIT · 3 weeks
Findings suggest the moon’s magnetic field was produced by the fallout of a crystallizing iron core. more
The end of the lunar dynamo  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Magnetic measurements of the lunar crust and Apollo samples indicate that the Moon generated a dynamo magnetic field lasting from at least 4.2 until more
India confirms plans for second lunar lander mission  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
The head of India’s space agency confirmed Jan. 1 that it will attempt a second lunar landing, making that mission... more
India approves third moon mission, months after landing failure  REUTERS · 3 weeks
India has approved its third lunar mission months after its last one failed to successfully land on the... more
12 Times Science Proved the World Is Amazing in 2019  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
A river of heartwarming, amazing discoveries also flooded in this year, from tardigrades on the moon (lunar water bears?!) to jewel-like lakes under Greenland to a trippy wonderland... more
The Greatest Spaceflight Moments of 2019  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
Three lunar missions, commercial spaceflight milestones, the first all-woman spacewalk — 2019 was a busy year in space for public and private entities alike. more
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