The moon has long been a topic of mystery, fascination and wonder. There's no denying it is truly awe-inspiring.
Standing 240,000 miles away, its distance from Earth is the equivalent of flying to Australia and back 11 times. During the day the surface on the moon soars to around 134C, while at night a warm blanket would do little to shelter someone from the bitter -154C temperatures.
The gravity of the moon has a profound effect on our seas too, governing the push and pull of the tides, and astrologists believe the lunar phases can affect our fortunes.
Tools designed to ensure computer code in smart cars does not crash has been inspired by hungry penguins.
The rounded sleeping capsules send guests drifting into ocean before arriving on desert island by morning.
Sitting on the saddle activates the part of the brain responsible for learning, a study has claimed.
Scientists are appealing for more people to donate their brains for research after they die.
Life on Earth may have arrived from Mars on an asteroid, scientists have claimed.
Lunar mission scheduled at the end of 2017 could find out if beer can be brewed on the moon.
A bottle used to teach children how far litter can travel ended up on Scottish beach after 8,700-mile journey.
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