Young readers ask: How did our moon get its name?
The fifth episode of the To the moon and beyond podcast series explores where we will be travelling in 2069.
You could jump much higher on the moon than you can on Earth – but you'd be in no danger of shooting off into space.
When Neil Armstrong stepped on to the Moon 50 years ago this month, Australians saw the images first. Australia even defied bad weather to bring the historic images to the world.
'Saving the planet doesn’t make compelling TV.' A philosopher gives his take on the legacy of the Apollo 11 moon landings.
Just 12 people stepped on the Moon during the Apollo missions, but they left more than just footprints. It's a legacy that needs protecting from damage by any future Moon missions.
Just 12 people have walked on the Moon and they'll know better than anyone just how big (or small) the place is. But we can make some comparisons with things on Earth to get a measure of the Moon.
The Apollo missions to the Moon helped our understanding of the cosmic origin of craters on our lunar neighbour, and here on Earth.
Fifty years ago, on July 11, 1969, David Bowie released Space Oddity. With its adventurous orchestration, unsettling harmonics and melancholy narrative, the now classic song captured a moment.
The technologies behind weather forecasting, GPS and even smartphones can trace their origins to the race to the Moon.
Though it's fairly straightforward to locate the Earth's moon in space today, there is a fundamental gap in our understanding of how it got there.
The far side of the Moon sees its share of sunlight – it's dark only in the sense that it's mysterious because it's never visible from Earth. Here's why.
This year the Apollo 11 mission turns 50 - but what does the future hold for the Moon? The ephemeral shadows cast by human artefacts may soon be joined by more permanent scars of lunar mining.
The moon's far side looks redder than its near side. An expert explains what the actual colour is.
Naming features on other worlds is a trickier issue than you might think.
The three astronauts read from the Bible as part of their message from the Moon. Then on return one declared: "Please be informed there is a Santa Claus."
Fifty years ago people saw our planet from the outside for the first time.
The Moon has gravity of its own, which pulls the oceans (and us) towards it.
The blood moon myths are many and varied, but, at the end of the day, it's just an eclipse.
LED lights can actually improve upon the sun and help grow plants in space. A Canadian team of researchers is helping to refine and perfect LED technology.