The First Hoax Of The Print Age- The Great Moon Hoax

The Sun published a series of articles claiming that living beings roam on the moon, but it was a hoax.

An illustration on The Sun.Source-https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/fb/Great-Moon-Hoax-1835-New-York-Sun-lithograph-298px.jpg

An article appeared in one of the leading English language newspapers and caused a wild storm of speculation among people. It claimed that living organisms thrive on the moon and even backed it with the…

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