Scientists Monday gave us the unsettling news that our favorite natural satellite, the moon, is shrinking, according to a study.        

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  • Earth’s moon is shrinking and quaking, study says
    The moon is slowly shrinking over time, which is causing wrinkles in its crust and moonquakes, according to photos captured by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. Unlike Earth, the moon doesn’t have ...
    06/5/2019 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • The Moon Is Quaking (And Shrinking Like a Raisin)
    The moon might look like a dry, dead wasteland, but there’s a lot more activity happening on the gray, 4.5-billion-year-old rock than we give it credit for. In a study published this week in Nature ...
    05/20/2019 - 4:50 am | View Link
  • The moon is shrinking and quaking, new photos show
    (CNN) — The moon is slowly shrinking, which is causing wrinkles in its crust and moonquakes, according to photos captured by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. Unlike Earth, the moon doesn’t have ...
    05/15/2019 - 2:42 am | View Link
  • The moon is shrinking and quaking. Is this something to worry about?
    Scientists Monday gave us the unsettling news that our favorite natural satellite is shrinking, according to a new study. The shrinking is also causing "moonquakes," which have only recently been ...
    05/13/2019 - 11:19 am | View Link
  • Shrinking and Quaking Hint at Moon’s Tectonic Life
    Half a century ago, the Apollo astronauts left short-lived seismometers on the lunar surface. They found that the moon was alive and kicking. Some tremors deep below the surface likely were caused by ...
    05/13/2019 - 8:53 am | View Link
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