My RSS feeds

Having gone off from traditional newspapers and TV reports more and more in the last few years, I’m now getting almost all of my news from RSS feeds (what is RSS?), anything from private blogs such as mine, to larger science blogs, news outlets and organisations such as NASA, and – let’s face it – […]

Apollo 11 revisited – LROC’s best photo of the lunar module yet

I know I’ve written a lot on the Moon lately, but there’s lots to be written. The Lunor Reconnoissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) has now released a pretty neat new photo of the Apollo 11 lunar module as it still stands on the lunar surface. In this picture, taken from 24 km above the surface, we […]

Communist star on the Moon!

Remember the Chinese moon map I wrote about yesterday? Now, I have examined it much closer, and discovered something that will blow your minds. First look at this zoomed in picture of the online map. You see that? YOU SEE THAT? A red, communist star in the middle of the moon surface. Now let’s zoom […]

Chinese scientists unveil most detailed moon map yet

Chinese scientists have unveiled the most detailed map of our moon to date. The pictures and information for the high resolution map has been gathered by the second probe of the Chang’e project (嫦娥, awesomely named after the mythological ”woman on the moon”), a series of missions set for exploring the lunar surface, culminating in landings of […]