Conspiracy Theories

The truth about the secret Nazi base on the moon

Neil Armstrong was not the first man on the moon. Hitler was. He beat Armstrong by 27 years, according to a conspiracy theory that festers in the far reaches of the internet.  As far as I can tell, these claims originate in a science fiction novel called Rocket Ship Galileo by Robert A. Heinlein. It… Continue reading The truth about the secret Nazi base on the moon

Conspiracy Theories, Cover-ups, Hoaxes

Were the Apollo moon landings faked?

The brilliant movie Interstellar imagines a future in which school textbooks will be updated with the ‘corrected’ accounts of the Apollo missions to the moon – that they were faked to bankrupt the Soviets. That spurred me to do my own investigation into whether we did or did not make it to the moon in… Continue reading Were the Apollo moon landings faked?