The Moon was mapped in Manchester

In 1958, a brilliant professor was given a big grant and a mammoth task

Good morning members — today’s story is about the Moon.

A few months ago I had lunch with the journalist Nicholas Booth, a great hack who used to be a science writer for The Observer and a technology editor on The Times and now writes acclaimed books, including a recent one called The Search for Life on Mars. Given the subject material of today’s story,…

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