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A New Wrinftla on tha Moon. Good, Andrew Jul 1, 2019 751
Moonquakes Rumbling on the Lunar Surface: "[The] faults are... active and likely producing moonquakes today as the moon continues to gradually cool and shrink. Some of these quakes can be fairly strong--around five on the Richter scale.". Steigerwald, Bill; Jones, Nancy Jul 1, 2019 1193
February 2019. Jan 1, 2019 2222
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Imbrium's Eyebrow: Is oddly shaped Mare Frigoris part of the Imbrium impact basin? Wood, Charles Dec 1, 2018 1181
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
Humorum in the eyepiece: here's a medium-size lunar basin that's packed with interesting geologic features observable through your telescope. MacRobert, Alan Dec 1, 2015 956
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
More lunar landing sites: recent space missions have left their mark on the Moon--by landing intact or crashing. Wood, Charles A. Jun 1, 2015 881
Moon surface safe? Brief article May 2, 2015 193
Chinese rover reveals moon's layers. Sumner, Thomas Brief article Apr 18, 2015 214
Geologically recent volcanism on the moon. Beatty, J. Kelly Jan 1, 2015 329
Hunting for lost basins: can you find hints of these buried features? Wood, Charles A. Dec 1, 2014 818
Misleading mineral overestimates water. Jun 1, 2014 426
Moon like blue cheese? Brief article Feb 22, 2014 189
Moon dust gathers surprisingly fast: data from Apollo missions stir debate about the lunar surface. Rosen, Meghan Jan 11, 2014 680
Hunting lunar red spots: find these elusive silica-rich lavas. Wood, Charles A. Jun 1, 2013 882
Science Past: from the issue of March 23, 1963. Brief article Mar 23, 2013 123
Over the edge: Lunar librations allow you to observe the farside of the Moon. Wood, Charles A. Apr 1, 2012 775
A lunar volcanic crater: few large volcanic craters are visible on the Moon... except this one. Wood, Charles A. Feb 1, 2012 776
Giant lunar shield volcanos? They were strangely missing--until now. Spacecraft altimetry suggests that the Moon has low, broad structures similar to the Hawaiian Islands. Wood, Charles A. Dec 1, 2011 802
New insights on lunar swirls. Jul 1, 2011 445
Unmasking mare ridges: digital terrain maps shed new light on these enigmatic features. Wood, Charles A. Oct 1, 2010 705
You asked. Brief article Apr 1, 2010 134
Cool craters. Brief article Mar 1, 2010 132
Microwaving moondust: physics software simulates parameters for extracting water from the Moon. Paterson, Lindsay Feb 1, 2010 624
Sorting out the water on the Moon. Jan 1, 2010 485
Water world. Hamalainen, Karina Brief article Nov 9, 2009 273
The great alpine valley; take afresh look at one of the Moon's most enigmatic features. Wood, Charles A. Nov 1, 2009 835
The damp moon: team finds water on lunar surface: interior volcanic rocks also hold more [H.sub.2]O than thought. Cowen, Ron Oct 24, 2009 563
Watch NASA's rocket impact to the moon (LIVE STREAMING). Brief article Oct 8, 2009 207
The Apollo landers: yep, still there! Brief article Oct 1, 2009 217
The big gamble: will we see NASA's LCROSS probe's blaze of glory? Wood, Charles A. Oct 1, 2009 826
Unseen seas: look closely, and you can spot signs of volcanic plains that lie buried under dusty lunar debris. Wood, Charles A. Aug 1, 2008 893
Counting craters: a simple census can reveal the age of the lunar landscape. Wood, Charles A. Table Jul 1, 2008 909
Slip-sliding away. Gaidos, Susan Brief article May 21, 2008 304
Titan may harbor underground ocean. Cowen, Ron Brief article Mar 29, 2008 266
Lunar Rilles of mystery: strange scars on the Moon's surface defy easy explanation. Wood, Charles A. Feb 1, 2008 761
A trio of lunar mysteries: the Moon still has many unexplained features. Wood, Charles A. Oct 1, 2007 1043
Green cheese: the Moon is no diary product. Krupp, E.C. Sep 1, 2007 1068
Tempting tranquility: a pair of two-ring features challenge our understanding of lunar volcanism. Wood, Charles A. Sep 1, 2007 864
Mystery maria: a few of the moon's biggest features are also its most puzzling. Wood, Charles A. Apr 1, 2007 799
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
Lunar meteors. Beatty, J. Kelly Brief article Feb 1, 2007 138
The moon's mystery rilles: some lunar features don't play by the rules. Wood, Charles A. Sep 1, 2006 790
Little lunar volcanoes: almost all Moon craters are impact features, but there are a few fascinating exceptions. Wood, Charles A. Apr 1, 2006 727
Here's dirt in your eye: telescopes on the lunar surface may no longer offer value. Lester, Dan Apr 1, 2006 694
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
The straight story on linear rilles: graben on the moon challenge backyard observers and geologists. Wood, Charles A. Oct 1, 2005 769
Pyroclastics on the Moon: deposits from this little-known form of lunar volcanism can be viewed in backward telescopes. Wood, Charles A. Aug 1, 2005 762
In and around Imbrium. Wood, Charles A. Feb 1, 2005 918
Treasurers of western Tranquillitatis. Wood, Charles A. Aug 1, 2003 554
Fresh crater found on lunar images. (Planetary Science). Brief Article Dec 21, 2002 292
Lunar soil reveals solar secrets. Goldman, Stuart J. Jan 1, 2002 319
From the Caucusus to the Alps. Wood, Charles A. Nov 1, 2001 610
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
Watery prospects: Shoot the moon. R.C. Brief Article Jul 17, 1999 571
The Mysteries of Plato. Wood, Charles A. Brief Article Jul 1, 1999 610
More evidence of ice on the moon. Cowen, Ron Brief Article Jan 4, 1997 318
The mirror in the Moon. Stooke, Philip Mar 1, 1996 1783
New measures of the moon. Beatty, J. Kelly Jul 1, 1995 926
The rille in the Alpine Valley. MacRobert, Alan M. Oct 1, 1994 574
Mercury's thin skin and inner warmth. Feb 1, 1994 319
Surface temperature of the moon. Asimov, Isaac Reference Source Jan 1, 1994 224
Exploring the Triesnecker Rilles. MacRobert, Alan M. Mar 1, 1993 536
Going for the whole moon: the Lunar Observer would study what other spacecraft missed. Eberhart, Jonathan Apr 28, 1990 2014

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