earth’s moon

Stargazers share images of super blood wolf moon

Sky gazers were treated to a rare lunar eclipse known as a super blood wolf moon on Sunday night, in which sunlight passing through Earth's atmosphere lit the celestial body in a dramatic fashion and turned it red.

Asteroid impacts on Earth, moon have increased since dinosaurs lived

Over the last 290 million years, asteroid collisions with Earth and the moon have increased as many as three times, according to a new study published Thursday in the journal Science. And while that sounds like a long timescale, this is a significant increase compared to the previous 700 million years.

Chinese lunar rover touches down on moon

In a historic first, China has landed a rover on the far side of the moon, state media announced Thursday, a huge milestone for the nation as it attempts to position itself as a leading space power.

Did life once exist on the moon?

Although the moon might look desolate and pock-marked with impact craters today, new research suggests that it may have once supported life.