There are many moons in the galaxy, but only ours is called the moon.
Young readers ask: How did our moon get its name?
The far side looks a lot like the near side.
NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio
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.
When the sea level rises to its highest point, we call that high tide. When it falls to its lowest point, that’s called low tide.
The Moon has gravity of its own, which pulls the oceans (and us) towards it.
Dark side of the moon: does it hold some power over us?
As a teenager I observed a strange phenomenon. On awakening from an unusually vivid dream, I would often find that the moon was full. And as the silvery light prevailed on subsequent nights, my nocturnal…