Tag: Parkes radio telescope

365 Days of Astronomy shoots the Moon

By Phil Plait | March 18, 2010 11:57 am
365 Days of Astronomy podcast

My friend Eran Segev, an Aussie skeptic and all-around good guy, submitted a podcast to 365 Days of Astronomy dealing with the venerable Parkes radio dish and its support of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. It’s a good story — it was fictionalized in the very cute movie "The Dish" — and he interviews a couple of the men who were there during the whole thing. And if you listen to the whole thing, they mention a familiar name, too…

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