Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Moon

China has released a new comprehensive geologic map of the Moon

The world's most detailed to date.

Ancient moon volcanoes may one day provide astronauts with drinkable water

Roughly 41% of the water from volcanoes may have condensed onto the moon as ice.

Scientists grow plants in lunar soil

NASA-funded study breaks new ground in plant research.

Lunar soil can potentially generate oxygen and fuel

Scientists propose a potentially available extraterrestrial photosynthesis pathway on the moon.

Water on the Moon may have come from Earth’s atmosphere

An additional way to explain how water accumulates on the moon.

NASA shares the image of the smallest and innermost of Saturn’s major moons

The Cassini spacecraft made several close approaches and provided detailed images of Mimas.

The first partial solar eclipse of 2022 wowed viewers

This gives the Sun a crescent shape.

Modeling landscape formation on Titan revealed Earth-like alien world

Seasonal, active sediment transport shapes the modern landscapes of Titan.

Juno Captures Moon Shadow on Jupiter

The large, dark shadow on the left side of the image was cast by Jupiter’s moon Ganymede.

Sustainable space bricks to construct building-like structures on Mars

Feasible, economic, and practicable bricks

Water may be common within Europa’s ice shell

Stanford researchers' explanation for the formation of abundant features on Europa bodes well for the search for extraterrestrial life

A new explanation for the two-faced Moon

Differences between the Moon’s two sides linked to colossal ancient impact.

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