The moon’s face doesn’t tell its whole story
November 7, 2013Researchers find that huge craters on the near side of the moon may overstate the intensity of asteroid impacts about 4.1 billion years ago.
An answer to a lunar mystery: Why is the moon’s gravity so uneven?
May 30, 2013Simulations based on GRAIL data show how gravitational anomalies developed early in lunar history.
Mapping the early history of the moon
March 7, 2013In 41st annual Killian Lecture, Maria Zuber describes looking deep into the moon’s interior to chart its early history.
GRAIL reveals a battered lunar history
December 5, 2012Twin spacecraft create a highly detailed gravity map of the moon, finding an interior pulverized by early impacts.
Researchers find evidence of ice content at the moon’s south pole
June 20, 2012Scientists map Shackleton crater, whose unusually bright floor may hint at the presence of ice.
From Earth to the Moon
January 6, 2012MIT-led GRAIL mission enters lunar obit
In space, past is prologue
June 12, 2009Giant Leaps celebrates Apollo, looks to future missions.