Archive for August, 2012

The Moon

Sunday, August 5th, 2012

If you are going to make things up, at least take a leaf from Richard Adams Locke, who, in 1835, revealed in the New York Sun that the astronomer Sir John Herschel had used a new telescope to see the surface of the moon in astonishing detail, including unicorns, batwing humans and upright beavers.

Stuart Kelly