Tag: moon

Earth rise

I was born about six weeks before the first lunar landing. Yes, that was nearly 40 years ago. 40 years!

Despite my birth happening around probably the most exciting event in the history of science I didn’t really start getting into astronomy until fairly recently. I’ve been reading the odd blog post by Phil Plait (the Bad Astronomer, as it were) and since I started reading his posts I’ve been getting more and more into cosmos-related science stuff.

Mythbusting the Moon Hoax

I’m a huge fan of Discovery Channel‘s Mythbusters and I just can’t wait for this episode to appear on UK satellite TV: This myth will be well and truly busted. Found via the Bad Astronomer…

One small step

I’m a day late on this but yesterday was the 39th anniversary of one of the greatest events in the history of science – the very first lunar landing by Apollo 11. I think I..