All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘the moon’

Water Found on Moon’s Surface, More Could be Below

Researchers from the Indian Space Research Organization this week have announced that the Chandrayaan-1 probe has founde evidence for water on the surface of the Earth’s moon. The water, referred to as “magmatic,” is locked in mineral grains and could come from somewhere beneath the moon’s surface. The new research, published recently in the journal Nature Geoscience, is the first …

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Here’s Video of the Biggest and Brightest Explosion on the Moon That NASA’s Ever Seen

Two months ago, NASA observed the largest explosion on the Moon that they’ve ever seen. And today, they’re talking about it and have released a cool video that shows the event as it took place. The explosion was caused by a meteorite, 0.3 to 0.4 meters wide, weighing in at about 40 kilograms. When it hit the moon, it was …

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