Moon

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Most scientists agree that the Earth has pretty much always had its moon. Details of the moon’s composition (in particular the “isotopic mixture” of heavier and lighter versions of various elements) are too similar …
Most scientists agree that the Earth has pretty much always had its moon. Details of the moon’s composition (in …
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The Moon, and the question of how it was formed, has long been a source of fascination and wonder. Now, a team of Israeli researchers suggests that the Moon we see every night is not …
The Moon, and the question of how it was formed, has long been a source of fascination and wonder. Now, …
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Ever since the beginning of the Space Age, scientists and futurists have explored the idea of transforming other worlds to meet human needs. Known as terraforming, this process calls for the use of environmental engineering …
Ever since the beginning of the Space Age, scientists and futurists have explored the idea of transforming other worlds to …
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Have you ever heard that it's possible to buy property on the moon? Perhaps someone has told you that, thanks to certain loopholes in the legal code, it is possible to purchase your very own …
Have you ever heard that it's possible to buy property on the moon? Perhaps someone has told you that, thanks …
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Our nearest cosmic neighbour is something that humanity has taken for granted for as long as it has existed. However, the Moon has had a profound effect on both nature and human cultures all over …
Our nearest cosmic neighbour is something that humanity has taken for granted for as long as it has existed. However, …
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Evidence from an ancient lunar rock suggests that the moon once harbored a long-lived dynamo — a molten, convecting core of liquid metal that generated a strong magnetic field 3.7 billion years ago. The findings point to …
Evidence from an ancient lunar rock suggests that the moon once harbored a long-lived dynamo — a molten, convecting core of …
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Ever since Apollo astronauts walked the lunar surface in 1969 and brought rocks back for laboratory analysis, it has been clear that lunar rocks are missing chemical components that boil off at relatively low temperature, the …
Ever since Apollo astronauts walked the lunar surface in 1969 and brought rocks back for laboratory analysis, it has been clear …
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Orbital ATK has unveiled a practical new proposal to build a near term man-tended outpost in lunar orbit that could launch by 2020 and be operational in time for a lunar link-up with NASA's Orion crew …
Orbital ATK has unveiled a practical new proposal to build a near term man-tended outpost in lunar orbit that could …
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Could humans live in a multi-cultural moon village in the near future? ESA recently revealed that they are moving forward with their intention to build a "moon village," which would bring different spacefaring …
Could humans live in a multi-cultural moon village in the near future? ESA recently revealed that they are moving forward …
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