1 March 2017
due to tidal locking, the far side of the Moon was not seen until 1959 when the Soviet spacecraft Luna 3 transmitted photographs of this unfamiliar landscape back to Earth
join us to hear from astronomer Paul Hill about this once-mysterious place, how the tides on Earth and the movement of the Moon are intrinsically connected and more
what is the Moon and where did it come from? how has the Moon affected life on Earth and how has it influenced our own human evolution and culture? is the Moon crucial for life on our planet or could we survive without it?
Paul is an elected fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, co-presenter and writer of Awesome Astronomy podcast, a Space Ambassador for ESERO and has appeared on BBC News and Radio to discuss a range of astronomy and space issues as well as being interviewed on the BBC’s “The Sky at Night”
Paul is also part of the team that runs the bi-annual, family friendly AstroCamp in the Brecon Beacons.
all proceeds from Second Home’s cultural programme go to the Kibera Hamlets school in Nairobi, where Second Home has funded the construction of a new school building designed by architects Selgas Cano