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Trees on the Moon

Snippets 102.  One of the very earliest works of what we would now term “science fiction” was the Comical History of the States and Empires of the Moon, by Cyrano de Bergerac (yes, he was a real person, not just … Continue reading

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Houses on the Moon

Snippets 74.  During the first half of the 19th Century, a few noted astronomers made observations of the moon and concluded that it might be inhabited. The most notable of these was Franz von Gruithuisen from Bavaria, who believed he … Continue reading

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