Tardigrades May Have Made it to the Moon
Tardigrades May Have Made it to the Moon
An Israeli lunar lander carrying the tiny animals crashed into the moon in April, and now scientists are trying to determine if the creatures are still alive.
Tardigrades May Have Made it to the Moon
Tardigrades May Have Made it to the Moon

An Israeli lunar lander carrying the tiny animals crashed into the moon in April, and now scientists are trying to determine if the creatures are still alive.

An Israeli lunar lander carrying the tiny animals crashed into the moon in April, and now scientists are trying to determine if the creatures are still alive.

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China Is Growing Cotton on the Moon
China Is Growing Cotton on the Moon
Ashley Yeager | Jan 15, 2019
Images from the country’s Chang’e-4 lunar lander show the first sprouting plants.
Bees Stopped Buzzing During the 2017 Eclipse
Bees Stopped Buzzing During the 2017 Eclipse
Catherine Offord | Oct 11, 2018
The insects fell silent as the moon cast a shadow over parts of North America last summer, researchers report.
Definitive Evidence for Water Ice on the Moon: Study
Definitive Evidence for Water Ice on the Moon: Study
Ashley Yeager | Aug 21, 2018
Data from the Indian Space Research Organization’s Chandrayaan 1 spacecraft show frost on the lunar north and south poles.
Molecules that Could Form “Membranes” Found Above Titan
Molecules that Could Form “Membranes” Found Above Titan
Jef Akst | Jul 31, 2017
Vinyl cyanide is thought to rain down onto Saturn’s largest moon, though whether the molecule self-assembles into membrane-like structures is unclear.
Capsule Reviews: Summer Fiction
Capsule Reviews: Summer Fiction
Bob Grant | Aug 1, 2013
Crescent, An Empty Land of Plenty, Prophet of Bones, and Equilateral
Behavior Brief
Cristina Luiggi | Aug 9, 2011
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research