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NASA: Those moon volcanoes kept on cranking

New discoveries about volcanic activity on the moon may "rewrite the textbooks," according to space researchers.

By October 13, 2014

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Help NASA pick the reconnaisance orbiter's best moon image

NASA wants the public to choose the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter's best moon shot through a vote that will place the winner on the cover of a special image collection.

By May 26, 2014

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This is what the moon looks like as it rotates

This fascinating time-lapse video from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter puts a real spin on the moon.

By September 16, 2013

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Boom! NASA captures massive moon explosion on video

NASA has its eye on the moon as a boulder-size meteoroid crashes into the lunar surface with a force equal to 5 tons of TNT.

By May 20, 2013

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Pinterest goes to battle over Amazon domain play

Among the proposed new domain extensions that Amazon.com wants to control is .pin, something that Pinterest doesn't want to happen.

By March 27, 2013

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Weekend promises a stellar shot of the moon

Gaze at the moon this weekend to see some marvelous views of major craters.

By February 2, 2013

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NASA sends Mona Lisa to the moon with lasers

In a show of planetary-scale laser communication, Leonardo's digitized lady gets beamed nearly 240,000 miles to a lunar satellite.

By January 18, 2013

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'Part-Time Scientists' aim to develop autonomous rover

With an eye on the Lunar X Prize, a 100-member team of experts are trying to develop quick-response rover technology they hope will alter the way robots explore the moon and beyond.

By May 23, 2012

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Good morning, moon: Supersized lunar eclipse Saturday (video)

Drag yourself out of bed tomorrow morning for this, if you're in the western United States. There won't be another total lunar eclipse until 2014.

By December 9, 2011

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Astrobotic, CMU build lunar lander in X Prize bid

As part of the Google Lunar X Prize competition, a Carnegie Mellon University team plans to send a robot to investigate the Apollo 11 landing site.

By June 15, 2011