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  1. S

    Does The Moon Also Have It's Rightful Place Inside Stonehenge?

    Came across this article this morning, that Stonehenge may well also include stone markers for the Moon in it's lowest positions at certain times. https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/stonehenge/things-to-do/major-lunar-standstill/
  2. ramonmercado

    Which Animals Will Be The First To Live On The Moon And Mars?

    Mouse on Mars or would it prefer the cheesy Moon? Which animals will be the first to live on the moon and Mars? By Donavyn Coffey ( lifes-little-mysteries ) published 1 day ago Spaceborne animals could help humans survive on the moon or Mars. But which creatures would be the best for...
  3. maximus otter

    Solar Eruption Hits Earth, Moon & Mars At Once

    A solar storm simultaneously hit Earth, the moon and Mars - the first time an eruption was measured on three planetary surfaces at once. An international fleet of spacecraft detected the outburst, finding the particles were energetic enough to soar through Earth's magnetic field that typically...
  4. lordmongrove

    The Moon Bishop

    There is a Catholic Moon Bishop. Lunar fiddling is sorted. https://www.iflscience.com/the-catholic-church-officially-has-a-moon-bishop-67113?fbclid=IwAR0ds5nmIBc-04LlpEaHFqKw-mOkVODld4r2Yz0Wif4PPHmq-q32A3ENG8A
  5. maximus otter

    Canada Looks To Prosecute Crimes On The Moon

    Canadian lawmakers were set to vote Thursday on amending the nation's Criminal Code to allow for the prosecution of crimes committed on the Moon. The proposed change to the law -- which was expected to be passed -- was described in a 443-page budget implementation bill presented to Parliament...
  6. Bigphoot2

    Someone's Space Junk To Crash Onto The Moon (March 2022)

    If you are on the moon - duck! https://www.theguardian.com/science/2022/jan/26/out-of-control-spacex-rocket-on-track-to-collide-with-the-moon
  7. EnolaGaia

    Apollo Moon Landings: Contamination & Decontamination Concerns

    This month saw the peak of the Apollo 11 50th anniversary commemorations. One aspect of the Apollo 11 mission that didn't get much attention was the concern for post-mission decontamination and testing of lunar samples for possible toxic / biohazard effects. This was, after all, the first time...
  8. skinny

    50 Years Since Apollo 11 Landed

    This thread is meant as a celebration of the crowning achievement of our species to date as we approach the 50th anniversary of 11's initial success. I hope it will serve as a memorial to those crews who made the great Leap over those magical 4 years from 69 - 72. Those men deserve to be...
  9. GNC

    Detonating Nukes On The Moon (Project A119, Etc.)

    Here's a good one: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/scien ... 64114.html Sounds like someone's idea of a joke, but apparently it's true. It would be fair to be sceptical, I suppose. Also reminds me of the sketch from the hilarious 90s comedy Mr Show...
  10. ramonmercado

    Is There Life On The Moon?

    An interesting hypthesis. Can't find any suitable moon thread for it.
  11. N

    The Moon (Earth's Moon)

    http://moon.google.com/ Zoom all the way in to find out the truth about the moon, and be sure to click on "More About Google Moon":
  12. rynner2

    History Rewritten: Myths Busted & New Truths Uncovered

    http/tinyurl.com/yqr5sy (Mod Edit: Original link is broken. Archived version found via The Wayback Machine here: https://web.archive.org/web/20090130100439/https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/1545177/Caravaggio-was-actually-Merisi-of-Milan.html) rynner the ubiquitous
  13. W

    Earth's Moon & Earthquakes: A Causal Connection?

  14. A

    Moon Exploration: Unmanned Missions

    Nice article here concerning a novel approach to searching for ice on the moon. NASA seem to be doing a lot of colliding with things these days (though not always intentionally).
  15. A

    Moon Exploration: Manned Missions & Moon Bases

    Chinese Moon bases http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/sci/tech/newsid_1997000/1997747.stm http://www.cnn.com/2002/TECH/space/05/20/china.moon.reut/index.html The Chinese are going to the moon "for the benefit of humanity" Hmm... since when was exploiting rescourse for the good of...
  16. L

    How Much Does A Full Moon Affect Behaviour?

    Has anyone ever been affected by the cycle of the moon? In particular the full moon. Has it affected someone you know? Or does it affect any of your pets? If so how? I wish to know as it does on general affect me. luce