Rumours of upside-down Moon in Patna
Rumours of upside-down Moon in Patna

Rumours of the moon turning upside-down have being spread in Patna via text messages.

Japan to put unmanned rover on moon's surface by 2018
Japan to put unmanned rover on moon's surface by 2018

Japanese space agency has announced that the nation will put an unmanned rover on the surface of the moon by 2018, joining the group of countries that have explored Earth's satellite.

Moon is 4.47 bn years old: Scientists
Moon is 4.47 bn years old: Scientists

Analysis of meteorites that reached the Earth long after the cosmic collision which created the Moon indicate the satellite is 4.47 billion years old, according to an article published in the journal Science.

Moon formed 4.47 billion years ago: Study
Moon formed 4.47 billion years ago: Study

Moon may have been created about 4.47 billion years ago, according to a new study of meteorites that provides clues to the giant collision which formed Earth and the lunar body.

How finger-like structures seen in Saturn's moon Enceladus vicinity formed
How finger-like structures seen in Saturn's moon Enceladus vicinity formed

A new study has revealed that long, tendril-like structures seen in the vicinity of Saturn's icy moon Enceladus originated directly from geysers erupting from its south polar region surface.

`Dwarf planet` Ceres spawns giant mystery
`Dwarf planet` Ceres spawns giant mystery

First classified a planet, then an asteroid and then a "dwarf planet" with some traits of a moon -- the more scientists learn about Ceres, the weirder it becomes.

Puzzle of Moon's origin, composition may have been resolved
Puzzle of Moon's origin, composition may have been resolved

The nagging problems at the heart of the leading theory of how the Moon formed and what is it made up of, seems to have been explained away.

Earth and Moon came from same material: Scientists
Earth and Moon came from same material: Scientists

Sharing a fresh view of how the Moon was formed, a team of scientists at University of Maryland has generated a new isotopic fingerprint -- the geological equivalent of a DNA "fingerprint" -- of the Moon suggesting that the Earth and its satellite were formed from the same foreign body.

How a violent collision between Earth and Mars-sized planet created Moon
How a violent collision between Earth and Mars-sized planet created Moon

A new study has provided a deeper insight into how a violent collision between the Earth and Mars-sized planet, Theia, created Moon.

Does lunar eclipse have a negative effect on your life?- Part II

Sky gazers were in for a celestial delight as they witnessed the first total lunar eclipse of 2015 on Saturday. But does lunar eclipse have a negative effect on your life?

Does lunar eclipse have a negative effect on your life?

Sky gazers were in for a celestial delight as they witnessed the first total lunar eclipse of 2015 on Saturday. But does lunar eclipse have a negative effect on your life?

Total lunar eclipse to be visible from Eastern-most Arunachal

The first total lunar eclipse of 2015 would be visible in its entirety tomorrow from some parts of the eastern-most region of Arunachal Pradesh, a senior astrophysicist on Friday said.

Sky gazers witness first total lunar eclipse of 2015
Sky gazers witness first total lunar eclipse of 2015

Sky gazers were in for a celestial delight as they witnessed the first total lunar eclipse of 2015 on Saturday.

Moon's first settlers may live in lava tubes
Moon's first settlers may live in lava tubes

The first human settlers on the Moon may live inside giant lava tubes large enough to house cities, which were formed by ancient volcanic eruptions, new research suggests.

Total lunar eclipse on April 4 to be visible all over India
Total lunar eclipse on April 4 to be visible all over India

India will be able to witness the spectacular view of the total lunar eclipse on April 4, given the weather conditions are good, says an expert.

Brief total lunar eclipse before dawn in the US on April 4
Brief total lunar eclipse before dawn in the US on April 4

As sky lovers gear up for a total lunar eclipse this weekend, the celestial event will also be viewable for a brief period in western North America on April 4th before dawn.

NASA plans to a craft to capture a boulder into moon orbit

NASA plans to launch a craft to capture a boulder from a nearby asteroid and move it into orbit around the Earth`s moon for exploration by astronauts, the space agency said Wednesday.

NASA plans to bring boulder into moon orbit

 NASA plans to launch a craft to capture a boulder from a nearby asteroid and move it into orbit around the Earth`s moon for exploration by astronauts, the space agency said Wednesday.

Now's your chance to put names on Pluto and Charon map
Now's your chance to put names on Pluto and Charon map

Public has been asked to help name features on Pluto.

Z machine confirms collision fueled iron rain fell on early Earth

Iron vapor in Z-machine reveals clues about the formation of earth and the moon, it has been reported.