Strange Universe 3/28/21 | WAMC

Strange Universe 3/28/21

Mar 28, 2021

For countless centuries the full moon was a time of monthly importance, even celebration. One reason was that the lack of artificial night lights meant that travel was perilous unless the Moon was out and was bright. Moonlight really mattered until the 19th century. Yet few of these reasons, and festivals and lunar calendars, still remain.