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45 years ago today, humans stood on the Moon

45 years ago today, humans took their first steps on another world. It might only have been our Moon, and in galactic terms, this is the equivalent of popping down the shops for a pint of milk. 513 more words


On This Day in 1969

At 10.56pm EDT today in 1969, Neil Armstrong stepped off the Eagle lunar module and became the first human to walk on the surface of the Moon. 223 more words


On Conspiracy Theories, Again

I wrote a few days back about America’s sometimes frightening addiction to conspiracy theories.

Now a professor who specialises in these – such academics apparently exist – has suggested the tendency is hardwired into the American psyche. 175 more words