Michael Benson Op-ed in the New York Times

29 July 2019

Michael Benson Op-ed in the New York Times

Michael Benson, Earth over the Lunar Horizon, Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, 12 October, 2015, 2016 Mosaic composite photograph, Digital C-print

Michael Benson's Op-ed Science Fiction Sent Man to the Moon featured in The New York Times on 20 July 2019 to mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. The piece examines the relationship between speculative fiction and scientific progress. 

Read the article online here: www.nytimes.com/2019/07/20/opinion/sunday/moon-rockets-space-fiction.html

Benson's touring exhibition Otherworlds: Visions of our Solar System is on view at the Canadian Museum of Nature, Ontario until 2 September 2019.