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The Great Moon Hoax of 1835, Part 2


As the New York Sun's series of astonishing moon discoveries concluded, most people recognized that it was a hoax. But what made people buy into the tall tale in the first place? <a href=http://www.missedinhistory.com/blog/missed-in-history-the-great-moon-hoax/>Read the show notes here.</a>

Topics in this Podcast: hoaxes, astronomy, telescope, Great Moon Hoax, offbeat history, 19th century


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