Tag: "Moon"

Why We See Only One Side of Moon?

Why We See Only One Side of Moon?

Just like our earth revolves around the sun, the moon does it with earth and hence it is the only natural satellite of earth. The image of the moon as depicted in our eyes on earth is configured by the gravitational tides. There is tidal interaction between the moon and the earth. To earth the […]

Why the Moon Turns Red?

Why the Moon Turns Red?

Mostly the moon displays red color while it is undergoing an eclipse. The fact of its being red is analogous to the causes associated with red sun after dawn or before sunset. The sun being a source of light itself keeps glowing irrespective of earth having light or dark prevailing on it. At the moment […]

Why There is no Life on Moon?

Why There is no Life on Moon?

Our earth has only one natural satellite, the moon that revolves around it. A frequently asked question, “why there is no life on the moon”, leads us to answers that are considered inadequate because they pose further questions on us that we are presently unable to answer: Life on earth appeared from out of water; […]

Why Does Moon Change Shape?

Why Does Moon Change Shape?

Moon does not really change it shape, it is half lit by sunlight because its one revolution and rotation is completed in 29.5 days around its axis leaving the other half in darkness. We can only see the part of the moon which receives sunlight and during its revolution the vision of sunlit area differs. […]

Why Does the Moon Have Craters?

Why Does the Moon Have Craters?

Moon has a lot of craters which are caused when something hits on its surface causing a dent. These craters are mainly formed because the meteors and asteroids collide with the moon. They usually strike with different speeds but the average speed is 20 kilometers per second or 12 miles per second. There are also […]