There is little worse than spoiling a fantasy, especially one that is garlanded with chilly suspicion and a touch of wonder.
But science is now our great dictator, so I have to bring you the cheery news: science says that the dark side of the moon isn't dark.
I know, I know. You always hoped and imagined that it was populated by strange, ironic creatures who would do everything to keep away from the world's corrupt gaze, sheltering in the shade of their own company.
But now along come some scientists from all over the world who say: "Dark side, my bottom. It's turquoise." … Read more