The Moon

This week ‘Discovery’ investigates mysterious patches of light or colour sometimes seen on the moon’s surface. They have been called transient lunar phenomena. Some scientists wonder whether they’re evidence that something volcanic stirs beneath the Moon’s dead face. To many others, they are just tricks of the light.

Andrew Luck-Baker visits a new robotic telescope on the roof of a New York university designed to establish the truth about these alleged lunar gas eruptions

27 minutes

Last on

Thu 5 Feb 2009 01:32 GMT

The Curious Cases of Rutherford and Fry

The Curious Cases of Rutherford and Fry

A pair of scientific sleuths answer your perplexing questions. Ask them anything!