Is there an alien base on the moon?

The Secret Moon Base: Proof and Conspiracies on Earth’s Natural Satellite

Ladies and gentlemen, once again we have an important matter to discuss. On today’s menu: the top secret alien moon base. You heard right. During the Apollo 11 mission on July 20, 1969, as Neil Armstrong became the first human to step foot on the moon, audiences around the world were captivated. “One small step for …

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The GRAIL mission comes to an end

NASA’s GRAIL Probes Prepare For Crash Landing

So, do you remember when I wrote about NASA’s Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory, aka the GRAIL mission? Back in February, its twin probes, Ebb & Flow (named by fourth graders at Emily Dickinson Elementary School, no less), gave us a fascinating look at the moon’s oft-unseen far side. Yeah, well…now we’re gonna crash those …

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How Much Would You Pay To Visit The Moon?

Last week we celebrated the 40th Anniversary of Apollo 17, NASA’s final manned mission to the moon. As Neil deGrasse Tyson has said: “Our space program would look awesome to anyone living backwards through time.” That may change in the not-so-distant future, though, thanks to a number of private enterprises hoping to turn spaceflight into the 21st …

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It's the moon.

British Police Officer Encounters Strange Light

Last month, a British police officer was on night duty, patrolling the streets in Worcestershire, central England, when he came upon something rather peculiar: a “suspicious bright light” emanating from the other side of the Clent Hills. He immediately called his sergeant. He was going to investigate those hills, he told him, and uncover the …

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Moon And Mars One

Photo: The Moon & Mars

I’d tell you that’s an extraterrestrial orb, but it’s really just the moon. These photos (which aren’t particularly great) were taken on the morning of February 9, 2012. I’d just randomly decided to head outside and noticed the very bright off-color, yellow/red “star” near the moon (you can see it in the pictures through the …

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An orange full moon behind a tree branch

What Really Happens During A Full Moon?

Every month, when the full moon rises, we hear the stories: police departments receive strange phone calls, nurses have to deal with hyperactive patients. All the “crazies” come out, they say. Even the words lunacy and lunatic find their origins tied to the moon. But is there any truth to the madness caused by our …

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