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The unexpected realities of living on the moon

The moon can be as hot as 130°C and as cold as -247°C. Image: REUTERS

Ian Whittaker

Senior Lecturer in Physics, Nottingham Trent University

Gareth Dorrian

Post Doctoral Research Fellow in Space Science, University of Birmingham

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