Tagged: Buzz Aldrin

Apollo 11 and the Real Dish - Out of Space

Duncan Steel Jul 16, 2019

The TV pictures of Neil Armstrong clambering down the ladder of the Apollo 11 Lunar Excursion Module and taking the first steps by a human on the Moon’s surface are rightly iconic, though rather fuzzy. Most people seem to think that those images were received by the radio telescope at Parkes in New South Wales, largely because that was what … Read More

Dawkins and Aldrin down, Rees to come - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Mar 16, 2010

It has been a huge couple of weeks for the celebration of science, with visits from evolutionary biologist and best-selling author Richard Dawkins and Apollo 11 astronaut and moon walker Buzz Aldrin. And the season of science-themed visits isn’t over with Martin Lord Rees, the cosmologist and president of the Royal Society of London still to come. So far, the … Read More