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Hubble Resolves Expiration Date For Green Cheese Moon

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Hubble Resolves Expiration Date For Green Cheese Moon


Using the new camera on the
Hubble Space Telescope,
astronomers have been able to confirm that the Moon is
made of
green cheese

The telling clue was the resolution of a marked date after which the
Moon may go bad.

Controversy still exists, however,
over whether the date resolved is truly an
expiration date or just a "sell by" date.

"To be cautious, we should completely
devour the Moon by tomorrow," a spokesperson advised.

Happy April Fool's Day from the folks at

The above image (slightly altered) was actually taken
in 1965 by the
Ranger 9 probe minutes before impact.

The popular
Moon is
made of Green Cheese
myth can be traced back almost 500 years.

It has been used historically in context
to indicate a claim so clearly false that no one -- not even
April Fools
-- will believe it.

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