Moon

04.27.16
Hubble discovers that dwarf planet Makemake has a moon
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Hubble discovers that dwarf planet Makemake has a moon

It's 1,300 times fainter than the celestial body it's orbiting.

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04.15.16
A supernova once blasted the moon with radioactive iron
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A supernova once blasted the moon with radioactive iron

The material likely came from a dying star just 300 light-years away.

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03.02.16
ICYMI: Moon waystation, human skin like bananas and more
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ICYMI: Moon waystation, human skin like bananas and more

Turns out banana peels are helping identify the stages of melanoma

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12.24.15
China's moon rover proves the moon has different rocks (update)
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China's moon rover proves the moon has different rocks (update)

Yutu or Jade Rover has beamed back data that could tell us more about the moon's formation.

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12.19.15
Cassini leaves Saturn's moon Enceladus after one last mission
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Cassini leaves Saturn's moon Enceladus after one last mission

The space probe will study Enceladus' heat before it bids farewell and explores Saturn's rings.

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11.12.15
Japan is planning an unmanned moon mission for 2019
11.12.15

Japan is planning an unmanned moon mission for 2019

Japan wants to be taken seriously when it comes to space travel and so plans to land a vessel on the moon, within 100 meters of the original moon-landing site.

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