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Did the Moon ever have a strong magnetic field? Here’s what modern geophysics tells us

Surrounding Earth is a powerful magnetic field created by swirling liquid iron in the planet’s core. Earth’s magnetic field may be nearly as old as the Earth itself – and stands in stark contrast to the Moon, which completely lacks a magnetic field today.But did the Moon’s core generate a magnetic field in the past?In the 1980s, geophysicists studying rocks brought back by Apollo astronauts concluded the Moon once had […]

todayAugust 6, 2021 3


Jeff Bezos Offers Nasa $2B in Plea for Moon Mission Role

Perhaps buoyed by his recent rocket ride to the edge of space, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has offered to contribute several billions dollars to NASA’s coffers if it includes his spaceflight company, Blue Origin, in its plans for the upcoming Artemis moon missions. In an open letter sent to NASA chief Bill Nelson on Monday, July 26, Bezos offered budgetary assistance to the tune of $2 billion if the space […]

todayJuly 27, 2021 2


NASA Says ‘Moon Wobble’ May Cause a Problem for Earthlings

An increase in extreme weather events is already causing serious alarm among everyone from climate scientists to regular folks sloshing around in flooded basements. To add to the growing number of climate issues already facing humanity, NASA said that a periodic “wobble” performed by the moon will combine with rising sea levels to cause increasingly serious high-tide flooding events along coastlines in the U.S. and beyond. According to a recent […]

todayJuly 16, 2021 1


Watch the Moon, Mars, and Venus form a celestial conga line on July 12

Early on the evening of Monday, 12 July, a thin crescent Moon will be seen low on the horizon, just after sunset. Just half a degree below and to the right of our planetary companion, Venus and Mars — the two closest planets to Earth, will shine in the twilight.This is a perfect time for families to venture outside, viewing the wonders of the night sky.“I’m NOT a Star” — […]

todayJuly 10, 2021 4


What happens when billionaires build cryptocurrency miners on the Moon?

By the end of 2021, if everything goes according to plan, the richest man in the world will take a pleasure cruise to outer space on his personal spacecraft and both Bitcoin and Dogecoin will literally go to the Moon. Space exploration and exploitation have traditionally been nationalist endeavors. But the rise of the 12-digit billionaire has suddenly made outer space look like open territory.The playersJeff Bezos is stepping down […]

todayJune 9, 2021 3


Japanese space company ispace aims to send landers to the Moon – 98bmp

Tokyo-based ispace has been selected to deliver rovers from Canada and Japan to the lunar surface after they launch aboard SpaceX rockets. The company will use its recently revealed Hakuto-R lander for both missions, currently scheduled for 2022 and 2023. The Canadian Space Agency selected three private Canadian companies, each with separate scientific missions, to ride the lander. Mission Control Space Services, Canadensys and NGC are the first companies to […]

todayMay 27, 2021 1


European Space Agency Wants to Build GPS Network for Moon

ESA’s Moonlight initiative aims to put a constellation of satellites around the moon ESA Here on Earth, our global communication and navigation systems work using a huge number of satellites which orbit around the planet. Now, the European Space Agency (ESA) wants to bring a similar system to the moon, by creating a network of satellites there as well. ESA’s Moonlight initiative plans to make the moon more connected and […]

todayMay 22, 2021 3


NASA better hurry up and put people on the Moon, bad space weather’s coming

Outer space is so often called a “cold void” that it’s easy to forget there’s weather up there too. You won’t see any thunderstorms or tornadoes in space, but our sun’s been cycling through various “seasons” for millions of years and scientists think they’ve figured out how to predict “extreme” weather events in our neck of the universe.A team of researchers from the University of Reading today published research indicating […]

todayMay 20, 2021 3

Music News

6 Most Hilarious Scenes in Rock Movies, by Moon Fever

Hollywood rockers Moon Fever are restoring the classic swagger of the rock 'n' roll that dominated that Sunset Strip in decades past, keeping the momentum rolling with the Payphone Blues EP that comes on the heels of a handful of singles that introduced the band last year.Since the band has such an obvious affectation for rock's more classic period, we wanted to get their take on some of the most memorable moments […]

todayMay 1, 2021 1