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The Crater that Cried Wolf: An enigmatic crater in Mare Nubium refuses to give up its true nature. Wood, Charles Aug 1, 2018 872
Engimatic Lava Tubes: Challenging to spot, some lunar rilles might someday shelter astronauts from harm. Wood, Charles A. Mar 18, 2018 1247
The vagaries of crater "tweens": some lunar impacts have characteristics that make them neither "simple" nor "complex.". Wood, Charles Oct 1, 2017 1054
Changes real and (mostly) imagined: even renowned lunar observers have sometimes been fooled by tricks of lighting and resolution. Wood, Charles A. Aug 1, 2017 1047
Lunar almanac: northern hemisphere sky chart. Brief article Jul 1, 2017 164
Retracing origins of massive moon crater. Jun 1, 2017 595
The curious case of concentric craters. Wood, Charles Apr 1, 2017 1126
Surprising number of craters, splotches mark the moon. DeMarco, Emily Brief article Nov 26, 2016 268
Aging moon mission still going strong: after 7 years, NASA orbiter continues to discover lunar secrets. Crockett, Christopher Jun 11, 2016 778
A new angle on Crisium: how did the distinct oval on the Moon's eastern limb come to exist? Wood, Charles A. Feb 1, 2016 796
Three holes in a row: but one is a lava-filled lunar basin that we didn't realize was there. Wood, Charles A. Aug 1, 2015 896
The man who put the names on the Moon: Giambattista Riccioli had a grander plan than meets the eye--and perhaps a secret agenda. Livingston, Andrew May 1, 2015 2930
Faulting the Lunar Crust: subtle cracks and creases betray shifts in the lunar landscape. Wood, Charles A. Apr 1, 2015 1070
The forgotten scientist who solved lunar craters: by studying World War I battlefields, Charles Gifford developed the theory that lunar craters were formed by impacts. Sheehan, William Aug 1, 2014 2395
Hunting secondary craters: track down thousands of these tiny trains. Wood, Charles A. Aug 1, 2013 639
Creating craters at home: the author inadvertently re-created a miniature lunar landscape. Mellors, Bill Aug 1, 2013 534
A lunar curiosity: the author serendipitously rediscovers Larrieu's Dam. Dobbins, Thomas Mar 1, 2013 838
Identification of a dome near the lunar crater Hansteen: morphometric analysis and proposed intrusive origin. Lena, Raffaello; Phillips, Jim Report Feb 1, 2013 4086
Uneven targets: visual clues help observers determine the order of crater formation. Wood, Charles A. Oct 1, 2012 686
... And facial secrets. Beatty, J. Kelly Brief article Jul 1, 2012 195
Moon might still be kicking. Brief article Jun 1, 2012 179
Seeing the moon like never before: NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter reveals spectacular landforms on our deceptively familiar satellite. Bell, Jim Jun 1, 2012 1256
The art of seeing: spending time observing familiar territory can help you see new things. Wood, Charles A. Jun 1, 2012 814
A lunar volcanic crater: few large volcanic craters are visible on the Moon... except this one. Wood, Charles A. Feb 1, 2012 776
Coming in at an angle: low-angle impacts create some of the more interesting lunar craters. Wood, Charles A. Apr 1, 2011 793
Crumbling walls: geologic circumstances can make craters less circular. Wood, Charles A. Aug 1, 2010 677
A very fresh ray crater. Brief article Jul 1, 2010 109
Not only angels have halos: hunt for elusive dark halo craters. Wood, Charles A. Jun 1, 2010 742
Lunar news flash: did scientists make LCROSS seem like a dud by raising expectations of a spectacle? Grinspoon, David Feb 1, 2010 607
NASA slams the moon: NASA's "crash and splash" gambit dredged up water from a darkened lunar crater--but not nearly as much as scientists expected to find. Beatty, Kelly J. Feb 1, 2010 2475
Craters upon craters: layered impact features offer visual clues to the Moon's history. Wood, Charles A. Jan 1, 2010 569
24 Gallons of water found on the moon near South Pole: Scientist. Brief article Nov 13, 2009 325
Moon crash delivers puny plume; signs of iron and mercury, but not yet frozen water, found. Cowen, Ron Brief article Nov 7, 2009 260
Mini updates. McDowell, Jonathan Brief article Oct 1, 2009 186
Breaking ground: focus on crater Cauchy's different linear neighbors. Wood, Charles A. Sep 1, 2009 754
The continuing mystery of Cassini A. Leatherbarrow, Bill Apr 1, 2009 653
Cassini A: the nature of the 'Washbowl' described by Wilkins & Moore on 1952 April 3. Lena, Raffaello; Douglass, Eric; Bregante, Maria Teresa; Mengoli, Giorgio Report Feb 1, 2009 1832
Science past: January 17, 1959. Brief article Jan 17, 2009 115
Counting craters: a simple census can reveal the age of the lunar landscape. Wood, Charles A. Table Jul 1, 2008 909
The crater main sequence: lunar craters are all made the same way--so why do they look different? Wood, Charles A. Table Jun 1, 2008 770
A trio of lunar mysteries: the Moon still has many unexplained features. Wood, Charles A. Oct 1, 2007 1043
Tempting tranquility: a pair of two-ring features challenge our understanding of lunar volcanism. Wood, Charles A. Sep 1, 2007 864
Oblique impacts: a bizarre crater and an odd set of rays may be evidence for some strange lunar happenings. Wood, Charles A. Jul 1, 2007 923
Serene mysteries: a dark mare border and a strange crater ray invite investigation. Wood, Charles A. Table Jun 1, 2007 805
Pits of contention: tiny craters had a huge impact on our understanding of the Moon. Wood, Charles A. May 1, 2007 889
Odd lunar domes: volcanism created some of the Moon's strangest features. Wood, Charles A. Table Mar 1, 2007 901
Hidden maria and dusty debris: impact cratering and volcanism often combine to produce some of the Moon's most interesting features. Wood, Charles A. Feb 1, 2007 838
Oval craters. Tytell, David Brief article Feb 1, 2007 205
SMART-1. McDowell, Jonathan Brief article Aug 1, 2006 180
Lunar half craters: not every impact feature on the Moon comes in the familiar, classic round form. Wood, Charles A. Aug 1, 2006 773
False volcanoes on the moon: until very recently, scientists were dead wrong about the origin of lunar craters. Wood, Charles A. Jul 1, 2006 743
The Moon's north pole. Seronik, Gary May 1, 2006 518
Why are crater rays bright? The Moon's surface is adorned with features that are as fascinating as they are conspicuous. Wood, Charles A. Jan 1, 2006 803
Voyaging to the Moon: use binoculars or a small telescope to discover a wonderland of craters, mountains, and "seas.". Seronik, Gary Jan 1, 2006 809
Mining the moon. Cowen, R. Brief Article Oct 22, 2005 119
Bumps on the Moon: careful lunar observers can explore fields of small shield volcanoes. Wood, Charles A. Jun 1, 2005 779
Ideal Orientale. Wood, Charles A. Jan 1, 2005 982
The lunar crater main sequence. Wood, Charles A. Jul 1, 2004 797
A lunar water search comes up dry. Feb 1, 2004 660
Lunar Flash Doesn't Pan Out. Beatty, J. Kelly Jun 1, 2003 678
Multi-ring Mare Humorum. Wood, Charles A. Mar 1, 2003 562
Fresh crater found on lunar images. (Planetary Science). Brief Article Dec 21, 2002 292
Australe: A Mare on the Edge. Wood, Charles A. Aug 1, 2002 545
Catharina, Cyrillus, and Theophilus. Wood, Charles A. Feb 1, 2002 593
Clavius and neighbors. Wood, Charles A. Jan 1, 2002 609
Sabine, Ritter, and Dionysius. Wood, Charles A. Oct 1, 2001 630
Wargentin and Schickard. Wood, Charles A. Aug 1, 2001 555
Serene craters. Wood, Charles A. Jun 1, 2001 448
A privately held mare. Wood, Charles A. May 1, 2001 556
Lunar crater rays: ancient and modern. Beatty, J. Kelly Mar 1, 2001 722
Alphonsus: volcanism then and now? Wood, Charles A. Mar 1, 2001 769
Archimedes, Autolycus, Aristillus, and time. Wood, Charles A. Jan 1, 2001 679
Messier on the Moon. Wood, Charles A. Nov 1, 2000 551
Deslandres and a hell of a crater. Wood, Charles A. Oct 1, 2000 630
A Recent Rush of Impacts? Brief Article Jul 1, 2000 345
Rings and Things. Wood, Charles A. Brief Article Jul 1, 2000 576
The Glories of Gassendi. Wood, Charles A. Brief Article Feb 1, 2000 463
Lamont: A Buried Mystery. Wood, Charles A. Brief Article Jan 1, 2000 534
The Mysteries of Plato. Wood, Charles A. Brief Article Jul 1, 1999 610
Daggers of lunar light. Oct 1, 1996 961
The sunrise ray in Hesiodus. MacRobert, Alan M. Jul 1, 1996 965
Far side crater count yields surprises. Brief Article Apr 13, 1996 545
Meteorite hints at pounding of planets. Cowen, Ron Brief Article Sep 23, 1995 410
Drawing lunar features. Cicchetti, Paul Nov 1, 1994 796
Exploring the Moon's south pole. MacRobert, Alan M. Oct 1, 1993 570
Exploring the Triesnecker Rilles. MacRobert, Alan M. Mar 1, 1993 536

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