Moons

Possible New ‘Mini-Moon’ Detected In Orbit Around Earth

Possible New ‘Mini-Moon’ Detected In Orbit Around Earth

Astronomers from the Catalina Sky Survey say they have detected a rare mini-moon around Earth. Sadly, we shouldn’t get too attached to our new natural satellite, as the rock—if that’s indeed what it is—will only hang around for a few months.

What Would Life On An Ocean Moon Look Like?

What Would Life On An Ocean Moon Look Like?

Special thanks to Darlene Lim of NASA’s Ames Research Centre, Mike Malaska of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Jill McDermott of Lehigh University, Kevin Raskoff of Monterey Peninsula College and Samantha Trumbo of Caltech for contributing their expertise to this comic.