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What is meant by the “dark side of the moon”?

Moon in Dec 2005 (photo by joka2000 - CC-BY)We often hear the references to “the dark side of the moon”. But what does it mean? Does the moon really have a dark side? The phrase conjures up an image of part of the moon being forever shrouded in darkness, never seeing the sun’s rays. But that simply does not happen. The moon rotates [more…]

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