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Misconceptions about the Moon

Duration: 05:17

Dara investigates our myths and beliefs surrounding the Moon in this entertaining and thoughtful look at our misconceptions. Where did werewolves come from? Why did some people believe the Moon was made of cheese? Does the Full Moon really have power over our actions? This affectionate portrait pits science against these well-known human folk tales and fictions.

Available since: Mon 16 Jan 2012

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Series 2

Dara O Briain and Professor Brian Cox return to celebrate the wonders of our night sky.

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