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Did the Moon Form in a Spinning Donut Earth?

The moon could have formed within the earth when our planet was a boiling, spinning cloud of vaporized rock, called syngas, a new explanation for the origin of the moon. Researchers say the new model described in Journal of Geophysical Research-Planets solves several problems in the lunar formation. "The new work explains features of the Moon that are difficult to …

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What a worm moon is, what it means, when it's seen

The worm moon is really just a full moon in a March sky. Nick Ut / AP You'll get two chances this month to see a worm moon: March 1st and March 20th. There are two full moons in March. coincidence? Nö – Full moons are named with different names depending on the month in which they occur. Look up …

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New theory suggests that the moon could have originated "from a giant donut of evaporated rock" Inhabitat

Get ready to destroy your ideas about the moon. Scientists from Harvard University and the University of California, Davis (UC Davis), have developed a new model for the originating history of the moon, and it is at least outlandish. In their explanation, the Moon formed within the Earth when our planet was what UC Davis called "a seething, spinning cloud …

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RAF Satellite "Pushing the Boundaries" for British Security

"We, both militarily and in daily life, have come to see space as a free good in which we are not challenged, and that is not the case." "We are being challenged with space situation awareness, space resilience, the ability to continue to ensure that a vital operating environment is an RAF task, and we are doing more." The RAF …

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Tour March's Sky: Planet looks at dusk

When the winter cold wears off, this is a great time to look at the stars – and be ready for an evening appearance with fleet-footed Mercury. This month's astronomy podcast takes you through the night sky Look shortly after sunset to see Mercury and Venus over the western horizon. Mercury looks best in the middle of the month. Sky …

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Vodafone, Nokia will deploy 4G network on the moon

This site can earn affiliate commissions through the links on this page. Terms of Use When Google launched its (now defunct) Lunar X Prize competition, several teams from around the world joined forces to meet the deadline. The first German team, PTScientists, may not have hit Google's startup window, but it has not given up on the larger mission. In …

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The first two full moons of March 1st can be seen tonight

March will host a full worm moon and a blue moon in 2018 (over the old farmer's almanac) Traditionally, blue moons are roaming around, once in the blue moon. But 2018 is nothing, if not unconventional. Starting from January's Mondanomalie, March will be home to two full moons: one on March 1st and another on March 31st. Poor February, already …

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The first two full moons of March 1st can be seen tonight

March will host a full worm moon and a blue moon in 2018 (over the old farmer's almanac) Traditionally, blue moons are roaming around, once in the blue moon. But 2018 is nothing, if not unconventional. Starting from January's Mondanomalie, March will be home to two full moons: one on March 1st and another on March 31st. Poor February, already …

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In response to Trump's budget, NASA ends separate technology plan

Enlarge / If we ever want to land on places like the Chasma Boreale on Mars, we need advanced technologies. NASA Although Congress is not yet officially considering President Trump's new budget for NASA, the space agency is already rapidly implementing some of its core principles. Among these is the desire of the White House to end a separate program …

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Earliest stars reveal evidence of dark matter

Dark matter is one of the most mysterious and challenging things for scientists, and they have long been trying to uncover true evidence of dark matter in the universe. With radio wave signals, researchers have reached the time before the earliest stars in the universe shone, and they stumbled upon something that appears to be an indication of dark matter. …

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