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Earth’s Moist And Mysterious Moon

    Earth’s Moist And Mysterious Moon By Judith E Braffman-Miller Earth’s Moon is our planet’s closest neighbor in space, but it is remarkable how even neighbors can keep secrets from each other. For years, astronomers thought that Earth’s Moon was barren of water and other volatile compounds, but this notion began to change in 2008, when a team of…

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Mysterious Moon-Birth Within A Primordial Cloud

    Mysterious Moon-Birth Within A Primordial Cloud By Judith E Braffman-Miller Bewitching, beguiling, and bewildering, Earth’s Moon gleams like a light-reflecting mirror as it glistens high above us–the largest object in our sky on clear dark nights. Even though our Moon is Earth’s closest companion in space–and the only world beyond Earth that we have walked upon–it still has…

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The Moon Is Distancing Itself From Earth

    The Moon Is Distancing Itself From Earth By Judith E Braffman-Miller Long ago, when our Solar System was still forming, our lovely lunar companion was much closer to Earth than it is now. Today, Earth’s Moon is the largest object suspended in our sky after sunset, and for eons it has captivated humans with its reflected silver-golden glow…

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Earth’s Moon Has A Soggy Secret

In the tragicomedy that characterizes human relationships, it has been said that the closer we get to someone, the weirder that person gets. Earth’s Moon is our planet’s closest neighbor in Space–mysterious, bewitching, bothersome, and bewildering, it has successfully hidden many of its secrets from the prying eyes of curious observers.

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Liars In Public Places: How A Lying Lunar Volcano Hides Its True Age

Liars In Public Places: How A Lying Lunar Volcano Hides Its True Age By Judith E Braffman-Miller “The truth does not change because it is, or is not, believed by a majority of the people,” said the Italian Dominican friar, philosopher, mathematician, poet, and cosmological theorist, Giordano Bruno (1548-1600)–who was ultimately martyred for his beliefs. Some lies, of course, are…

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The Many Moons Of Ancient Earth

The Many Moons Of Ancient Earth By Judith E Braffman-Miller Since ancient times, our bewitching, bewildering, and beautiful Moon has been the enchanting source of wild, weird, and wonderful myths and tales–as well as an inspiration for poetry, a fanciful source of madness, and a symbol for romantic love. Nevertheless, Earth’s Moon is a very real nearby world–the largest object…

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