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Moon lacked a magnetic field for nearly all its history – new research resolves mystery sparked by rocks brought back on Apollo

Earth’s magnetic field may be nearly as old as the Earth itself – and stands in stark contrast to the Moon, which completely lacks a magnetic field today.

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Does outer space end – or go on forever?

These are questions scientists don’t have definite answers to yet. Many think it’s likely you would just keep passing galaxies in every direction, forever. In that case, the universe would be infinite, with no end.

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Destination Moon: is it time for us to send astronauts back?

Just a few short years later, the scenario is no fantasy. Fifty years after the Apollo 11 mission in 2019 the United States announced its intention to return to the Moon in 2024.

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Have we given up on planet Earth?

We are living through a climate emergency that threatens the existence of human life on Earth, while our leaders dream of life on Mars.

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Supermoon! Red blood lunar eclipse! It's all happening at once, but what does that mean?

When the Moon is completely covered by Earth’s shadow it will darken, but doesn’t go completely black. Instead, it takes on a red color, which is why total lunar eclipses are sometimes called red or blood moons.

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The International Space Station at 20 offers hope and a template for future cooperation

What began as competition has turned into fruitful cooperation not just between Russia and the United States but Canada, Japan, Italy, the European Space Agency and over 100 other countries

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