Podcaster: Fraser Cain
Title: Guide To Space – The Far Side Of The Moon Is The Perfect Place For a Radio Telescope
Organization: Universe Today
Fraser gives 5 answers to the question, “why should we explore space when we have so many problems here on Earth?”
But what can you do with the Moon? Refuel spacecraft with resources drawn from the lunar regolith? Mine its helium 3 for your fusion reactors? Build a lunar amusement park?
In fact, the far side of the Moon might make one of the best platforms we have for radio telescopes. One side of the Moon is completely blocked from Earth’s constantly increasing radio traffic, giving it the perfect view to the most sensitive radio signals in the Universe.
Bio: Fraser Cain is the publisher of Universe Today
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