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The Moon You Never See

Most humans have never seen the far side of the moon directly. It's kind of amazing to contemplate that something so familiar to us could also be so hidden, says astrophysicist Adam Frank.

How many times have you seen the moon? Seriously. How many times have you looked up and been like: "Oh yeah, the moon. Cool."?

If you are old enough to be reading this, the answer should be "a lot" (probably in the thousands).

But here is the real question: Have you really seen

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