The US proposed nuking the moon, and other surprising facts about Earth's celestial satellite

December 02, 2019

Since the moon is Earth's closest celestial neighbor, we've been able to learn more about it than any other in the solar system. There are surprising details about the moon, such as how in 1958, the US proposed exploding a nuclear bomb on its surface, for clout. Here are 10 scientific and historical facts about the moon that might surprise you.