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.
China has become the first to land on the far side of the moon. And unlike previous uncrewed moon landings, it relied on sophisticated technology rather than luck.
When you look up at the vastness of space you can see hundreds, thousands and even millions of years into the past.
The Moon has gravity of its own, which pulls the oceans (and us) towards it.
The new film is a down-to-Earth portrayal of astronaut Neil Armstrong and our complex relationship with the Moon.
The 'illumination hypothesis' – suggests that criminals like enough light to ply their trade, but not so much as to increase their chance of apprehension.
The moon is our closest neighbour and our best hope for building capacity to explore space.
Forty-nine years ago, on July 20, 1969, American astronauts planted a US flag on the moon. A space lawyer explains the implications, who owns the moon, and what it means for lunar mining.
Each meteorite is a piece of the puzzle to understanding our solar system.
Nearly 50 years since the first man walked on the moon, our morals are still stranded on Earth.
When and where you see the Moon in the daytime depends on what phase it is in.
There are plenty of astronomical things to watch out for this year beyond this week's lunar eclipse, including new Moon landings and a space station falling back to Earth.
Studying lunar eclipse could help us work out what's happening on exoplanets.
There is plenty of excitement about the lunar eclipse this week, but don't believe all you read and hear about this wonderful astronomical event.
A bunch of uncommon things all happening at the same time mean this full moon will have some special attributes.