Observations

Daily cosmobite: Does the full Moon affect our behaviour?

Moon showing the area of Plato by James Short and H. C. Russell 1891 The full Moon affects Earth only through its gravity and light. This might influence the time we go fishing or inspire us to write a pop song. However, there is no conclusive evidence that it affects crime rates, emergency ward admissions or lycanthropy.

 

 

 The Moon near the crater Plato. Photographed by James Short and Henry Russell at Sydney Observatory in 1891.

 

 

 

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