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Welcome to Halfway to the Moon!

We're on a journey to answer the big (and little) questions about life in an era when humans have touched every part of the globe and beyond.

Join Suzanne and Lucy as they take a weekly journey into weird, wonderful, crazy and sometimes terrifying stories about nature, climate, the planet and the universe we live in today.

Dec 17, 2017

This week, the podcast shoots into the atmosphere as we explore the world of space junk.

Just above our heads is a tangled junkyard of old radioactive satellites and space shuttles, shooting round the earth at 24,000 km per hour and occasionally crashing to earth in spectacular fashion.

We look at this junkyard in the...

Dec 10, 2017

Wilderness holds a special place in our hearts, especially in Australia and the US. It seems eternal, unchanging, remote and beautiful.

But did you know it's pretty recent concept? And that it was mostly a few dudes in America who made it happen? In this weeks episode we delve deep into the idea of wilderness, and see...

Dec 3, 2017

This week we take a wander through the crazy, unbelievable world of geoengineering, where scientists attempt to change the planet and all its systems at once. Is it science fact or science fiction? 

We'll cover everything from how to stop a storm with cannons to how to bring about a nuclear winter and every dubious Plan...