Lunar mining and moon land claims fall into a gray area of ​​international law, but the negotiations are underway to avoid conflict and damage to spacecraft

Making territorial claims in space is illegal under international law. (Image credit: NASA/Neil Armstrong) This article was originally published at The Conversation. (opens in new tab) The contributed the article to Space.com’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. Michelle LD Hanlon (opens in new tab)Professor of Air and Space Law, University of Mississippi It’s been 50 … Read more

Ancient landslide destroyed area size of Cincinnati

UC geologist Daniel Sturmer studied a massive landslide outside Las Vegas that scattered debris over an area the size of a small city more than 5 million years ago. Credit: Joseph Fuqua/UC University of Cincinnati geologists reconstructed a massive landslide in Nevada that wiped out an area the size of a small city more than … Read more