Podcast Episode #285: The Moon on the Horizon

In this episode, you’re going to learn the real reason the Moon looks bigger on the horizon.  In a Bonus topic after that, you’re going to learn why lead used to be added to gasoline. [TRANSCRIPT: Moon | Lead]

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As mentioned in the episode, the two horizontal lines in this picture are actually the same length.  This is an example of a Ponzo Illusion:

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