Moon

April 30, 2022
April 30, 2022

Eid: Moon sighting committee to meet tomorrow

The National Moon Sighting Committee will meet tomorrow evening to fix the date of Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of Muslims.

July 16, 2019
July 16, 2019

Lunar eclipse marks Moon landing's 50th anniversary

Fifty years to the day since mankind launched the first mission to set foot on it, the Moon is set to treat Earthlings to a partial lunar eclipse on Tuesday.

September 25, 2017
September 25, 2017

Fly me to the Moon: For some, lunar village takes shape

By 2040, a hundred people will live on the Moon, melting ice for water, 3D-printing homes and tools, eating plants grown in lunar soil, and competing in low-gravity, "flying" sports.

February 6, 2016
February 6, 2016

Sixth man on Moon Edgar Mitchell dies

US astronaut Edgar Mitchell, who is the sixth man to walk on the Moon, has died aged 85.

January 30, 2016
January 30, 2016

Violent impact that created moon mixed lunar, earth rocks

The colossal impact that created the moon may have spawned the cosmic mashup between the rocks that ultimately became Earth and its lunar neighbor, Space.com reports quoting researchers.

December 28, 2015
December 28, 2015

Chinese rover discovers new type of Moon rock

Chinese lunar rover Yutu has discovered new volcanic rocks on Moon unlike those returned by Apollo and Luna missions, offering tantalising clues to the period of lunar volcanism.

October 13, 2015
October 13, 2015

Earth's gravitational pull cracks open moon

The gravitational pull of earth is massaging the moon, opening up faults in the lunar crust, researchers say.

September 28, 2015
September 28, 2015

Supermoon' coincides with lunar eclipse

People around the world watch the skies to observe a rare celestial event, as a lunar eclipse coincides with a so-called "supermoon".

September 27, 2015
September 27, 2015

Rare 'supermoon' eclipse unfolds tonight

Sky-watchers around the world are in for a treat tonight and tomorrow when the shadow of earth casts a reddish glow on the moon, the result of rare combination of an eclipse with the closest full moon of the year.

February 10, 2015
February 10, 2015

Heart of Earth's inner core revealed

Scientists say they have gained new insight into what lies at the very centre of the Earth