China will grow flowers, potatoes, and silkworm on the dark side of the Moon

A Chinese garden on the Moon — it almost sounds too crazy to be true.

NASA’s stunning, 4K ‘Tour of the Moon’ is just as good as visiting the place — if not better

Eye candy galore.

AI spots thousands of craters on the Moon — including over 6,000 previously undiscovered ones

The AIs are getting better and better.

The moon may have formed from a giant spinning donut of vaporized rock

Homer Simpson is drooling over this story.

NASA could have an orbiting moon base by 2023

It’s like an ISS, but for the Moon!

Earthquakes aren’t affected by moon phases nor by time of year, new study demonstrates

It’s finally time to put this myth to rest.

China will grow potatoes on the dark side of the moon by the end of the year

A trifecta consisting of a lunar probe, lander, and rover will be deployed for this purpose.

Ever wanted to see how far apart the Earth and the Moon are? Well, now you can

It’s not exactly accurate, but it’s a dazzling display.

The moon once had an atmosphere seeded by volcanic eruptions

It must have looked like a weird sight from Earth’s vantage point.

Designer Oscar Lhermitte brings the moon to your fingertips

You can’t get any more lunar than this without leaving the planet.

The first water map on the moon shines hope for human colony

There’s less water than in Earth’s driest deserts. But that’s still a lot more than we used to hope.

Moon’s mantle contains lots of water suggesting its interior is wet, study finds

The findings have big implications for future missions to the moon.

Largest lava lake in the solar system makes massive waves

On Io, the floor is basically lava.

China and Europe have talks to build a ‘Moon Village’ together

The two are already collaborating on important science projects.

Earth’s oxygen has been emigrating to the Moon for billions of years, study finds

Who wouldn’t?

Earth might have had 20 moonlets before they coalesced to form *the* Moon

Our humble satellite just got a heck of a lot more interesting.

Startup gets green light to travel to the moon and explore for resources

This is the first company to travel to the Moon and explore its potential for resources.

A new model to explain the Moon’s weird orbit suggests a much more violent genesis

It doesn’t answer everything — but it’s a good point to start from.

4 things Jules Verne got right and 4 he didn’t

Jules Verne is often considered the father of science fiction, and his unique style is known throughout the world, as he is the second translated author after Agatha Christie. He wrote about space, projectiles, underwater travel and air before any real scientific progress in the field. Even today, scientists are amazed of how well he predicted certain things; but he

A private company plans to land on the moon, but what will this precedent mean for space exploration?

Moon Express is going to the Moon — if we can solve the paperwork.