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On second thought, the Moon's water may be widespread and immobile

Washington, Feb 24 (IBNS): A new analysis of data from two lunar missions finds evidence that the Moon’s water is widely distributed across the surface and is not confined to a particular region or type of terrain. The water appears to be present day and night, though it’s not necessarily easily accessible.

World to witness 'Super Blue Blood Moon' tonight

Washington, Jan 31 (IBNS): The Jan. 31 full moon is special for three reasons: it’s the third in a series of “supermoons,” when the Moon is closer to Earth in its orbit -- known as perigee -- and about 14 percent brighter than usual. 

What scientists can learn about Moon during Jan. 31 Eclipse

Washington, Jan 24 (IBNS): The lunar eclipse on Jan. 31 will give a team of scientists a special opportunity to study the Moon using the astronomer’s equivalent of a heat-sensing, or thermal, camera.

Does new horizons’ next target have a moon?

Washington, Dec 13 (IBNS): Scientists were already excited to learn this summer that New Horizons’ next flyby target – a Kuiper Belt object a billion miles past Pluto -- might be either peanut-shaped or even two objects orbiting one another. Now new data hints that 2014 MU69 might have orbital company: a small moon.

NASA finds Moon of Saturn has chemical that could form ‘Membranes’

Washington, July 29 (IBNS): NASA scientists have definitively detected the chemical acrylonitrile in the atmosphere of Saturn’s moon Titan, a place that has long intrigued scientists investigating the chemical precursors of life.

Uranus may have two undiscovered moons

Washington, Oct 22 (IBNS): NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft flew by Uranus 30 years ago, but researchers are still making discoveries from the data it gathered then.

Earth's Moon hit by surprising number of Meteoroids: NASA

Washington, Oct 14 (IBNS): The moon experiences a heavier bombardment by small meteoroids than models had predicted, according to new observations from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft.