Forty years ago today Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first people to step onto the lunar surface. Here’s a collection of video clips, pictures and articles from the BBC: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/in_depth/sci_tech/2009/moon_landing/default.stm The University of Portsmouth Library also has a display …

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It is the first anniversary of NASA broadcasting the Beatles song ‘Across the Universe’ towards the Polaris star. Here’s NASA’s report on the event: http://www.nasa.gov/topics/universe/features/across_universe.html On a more sober note today is World Cancer Day to promote awarness of cancer …

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Yesterday we recommended an application that put the whole universe on your computer. Today we’re focusing are virtual telescope at our Moon. http://www.google.com/moon/ Here you’ll find a collection of lunar maps and charts that tell the story of the Apollo …

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