On This Day – 23rd June
Posted on: Tue 23 Jun 2020
On this day in history;
In 1974, Frank Drake and Carl Sagan wrote a 1,679 bit message (pictured) containing essential human information, which was broadcast 23,000 light years to the M13 Star Cluster.
In 1961, the US released a treaty for the world’s country’s to sign ensuring the Antarctic continent would be used only for peaceful and scientific international collaboration.
Producer Leon Bishop joins Breakfast’s Tom Mann and Zoe Kounadis to elaborate on these events in history.
Image sourced: Arne Nordmann (CC BY-SA 3.0)