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South Koreans back Moon in pandemic poll

South Korean voters turned out in force Wednesday to back President Moon Jae-in's handling of the coronavirus epidemic, putting on compulsory face masks and gloves to give his Democratic party a parliamentary majority…

A New Space Race, for Lawyers

“Beautiful, just beautiful,” the astronaut Michael Collins said, watching as Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong, his fellow members of the Apollo 11 mission, worked to plant the U.S. flag in the moon’s dusty surface. That first moon landing…

The Race to Develop the Moon

In January, the China National Space Administration landed a spacecraft on the far side of the moon, the side we can’t see from Earth. Chang’e-4 was named for a goddess in Chinese mythology, who lives on the moon for reasons connected to…