mei 052012
Hubble to Use Moon as Mirror to See Venus Transit

  This mottled landscape showing the impact crater Tycho is among the most violent-looking places on our moon. Astronomers didn’t aim NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope to study Tycho, however. The image was taken in preparation to observe the transit of Venus across the sun’s face on June 5-6.   This mottled landscape showing the impact [continue reading]

apr 172012
Scientists Discover Volcanic Activity In Moon’s Tycho Crater

  Breaking through a popular perception of moon being a geologically inert place for the last three billion years, Indian scientists have found new evidence of the recent volcanic activities inside a lunar crater, opening up a new window for research.   Recent findings from Chandrayaan-1, and NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) show evidence of [continue reading]