World's Oldest Lunar Calendar

World’s Oldest Lunar Calendar

A 10,000-year-old lunar calendar has been discovered. It’s a row of slightly arcing pits found in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, which may be the oldest Moon calendar in the world.

Astrochemistry And The Moon

Astrochemistry And The Moon. What is Astrochemistry?
It is the science of reactions and abundance of molecules in the Universe, and their interaction with the radiation. The discipline is an overlap of chemistry and astronomy.

Moon crater Tycho

Moon Crater Tycho

Fascinating facts about the largest and most notable Moon crater Tycho. It is named after the legendary Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe.

Basic Facts About Our Moon. Kids Friendly

Why is The Moon Called The Moon? – Basic Facts About Our Moon, (Kids Friendly, including video)

The source of the Moon’s name is a fascinating story. Humans have been aware of this large white orb in the sky since they first roamed the Earth. The Moon’s face changes as the months’ pass. It moves through different phases from full Moon to new Moon, and then back again. Where Did The Word Moon Come From? The Earth has just one Moon. It is best known as the… Read More »Why is The Moon Called The Moon? – Basic Facts About Our Moon, (Kids Friendly, including video)

Our Magnetic Satellite, The Moon

Magnetic analyses of the lunar crust show that our Moon generated magnetic field billions of years ago. And it was stronger than it is today. Learn more.