While the world gathers to see an eclipse, what's the rest of nature doing?
A new podcast series exploring the last 50 years of space exploration and the 50 years to come.
Here is how our mobile phones compare with the computer that landed man on the moon in 1969.
A new podcast series from The Conversation exploring the last 50 years of space exploration and the 50 years to come.
Tourism, mining and new settlements are possibilities for our Moon. But what rules and regulations should govern our behavior there?
A new study suggests that we should limit ourselves to developing just one eight of the solar system.
New analysis of data from the Apollo era shows that moonquakes occur close to visible faults, which may matter when setting up a moon base.
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.
Israel's first moon mission failed to land successfully on the moon's surface.
Meteorites might look like boring bits of rock – but each one has a fascinating story.
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.
Objects left on the Moon are not just abandoned rockets and rovers. There is a lot of historic and sentimental memorabilia. Some of it hints at a mission that the first Moonwalkers almost forgot.
Scientists are figuring out how to reduce the cost of space travel – to and from the Moon and possibly to Mars. One approach is to mine the Moon for resources necessary for interplanetary travel.
Throughout the world, unique sites of natural and cultural heritage are protected for future generations. But what about sites on the moon that represent the beginning of the human space age?
Australia has a well-earned reputation as a mining nation. Now we're moving towards mining 'off world', on the Moon.
The private space race is about to take another great leap as Israel sends a private lander to the moon.
New research on craters on the moon sheds light about when and how often the moon and Earth have been bombarded by meteorites.
Can China build a lunar base? Absolutely. Can human beings survive on the Moon and other planets for the long term? The answer to that is less clear.
The moon's far side looks redder than its near side. An expert explains what the actual colour is.