26: The Marvellous Moon


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Who doesn’t love looking up at the moon?! Joining Izzie and Dr Becky, Professor Katherine Joy from the University of Manchester explains what past and future lunar missions can tell us, and Dr Megan Barford from Royal Museums Greenwich gives us a tour of two stunning moon maps from the 17th century. Plus, Dr Robert Massey takes on your questions and shares his top tips for moon-gazing.
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By Riccioli & Grimaldi, 1651: https://www.sciencephoto.com/media/1179815/view
By Cassini, 1679: https://www.sciencephoto.com/media/1093522/view
The Supermassive Podcast is a Boffin Media production by Izzie Clarke and Richard Hollingham.

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