7 Great Facts That Are Simply Not True

There is a dark side on the moon that we never see


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If you’ve always believed that there’s an invisible “dark side of the moon”, then do your research again. Technically, it doesn’t exist. It’s true that we can’t see the far side of the moon that’s not facing us because of the moon’s synchronous rotation but this side is never dark. When we see the new moon, which is just a small crescent, there’s a full moon on the backside that we can’t see. It is therefore not true that the side of the moon that we don’t see is always dark.