life on the moon

Moon rocks could help reveal how life evolved on Earth – and may enable us to resurrect extinct species

Moon rocks could help reveal how life evolved on Earth – and may enable us to resurrect extinct species

When it comes to the origin of life on Earth and how it has evolved over time there are still a lot of questions in our mind. It turns out that the moon could play a key role in solving a lot of the mysteries.

Tardigrades: we’re now polluting the moon with near indestructible little creatures

Tardigrades: we’re now polluting the moon with near indestructible little creatures

An Israeli spacecraft called Beresheet almost made it to the moon in April. It took a selfie with the lunar surface in the background, but then lost contact with Earth and presumably crashed onto the lunar surface. Now it’s been revealed that the mission was carrying a cargo of dehydrated microscopic lifeforms known as tardigrades.