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alun ward

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Fly Me to the Moon

"Fly me to the Moon" is an attempt to recreate the music of the spheres.

In 1618 Johannes Kepler completed a motet, successfully re-creating the harmonious chord calculated from the ratios of the planets' orbits to the sun.

In 1852 the painter Hermann Goldschmidt made the first of his fourteen asteroid discoveries from a small room in a caf