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Hubble Resolves Expiration Date For Green Cheese Moon

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#85489 by @ 02.04.2006 00:00 - nach oben -
Hubble Resolves Expiration Date For Green Cheese Moon


Explanation:

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
APOD.

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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