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.

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 can be forgiven for forgetting this particular anniversary as I was only about six weeks old at the time. Luckily…… Continue reading One small step