The Universe and Galaxies: The Earth-Moon System

Discovery Space: The Earth-Moon System The Earth and moon were forced into coexistence by the collision that created the moon. Since then their movements have been closely interwoven. They influence each other, creating diverse phenomena. The diameter of the moon is four times small to than that of the Earth. In comparison, the moons of … Read more

The Universe and Galaxies: The Moon

Discovery Space: The Moon No other celestial body is as close to Earth as the moon. It has been comprehensively explored, but some of its secrets have still not been revealed. The surface of the moon, scarred with craters, provides a glimpse of what the Earth might have looked some four billion years ago. At … Read more