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Astronomers may have found an exomoon, and Hubble is going to check

The first evidence for an exomoon — a moon orbiting a planet orbiting a distant star — may have been spotted in data from the Kepler space telescope. But surprisingly, exomoons in general may be rare, at least around planets close to their stars. Alex Teachey and David Kipping of Columbia...


The Moon Is Seriously Loaded With Water, More Than We Ever Expected

Amazing news for lunar colonists! There’s way more water locked inside the Moon than we previously thought, according to a new analysis of satellite data. This unexpected finding about our planet’s grey companion is giving scientists new insights into how the Moon formed and what its internal structure is like....