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Mooning between a rock and a hard place

So what new piece of useless trivia have I learnt today to share with you? I have learnt that it is illegal to sell moon rock in the USA. A woman is being held in California after a ‘sting’ operation supported by NASA investigators discovered she was trying to sell moon rock. It is considered to be a national treasure in the US.

Personally I’d like to know how they prove it is authentic moon rock? Does rock have DNA? It could just be a piece of meteorite. As for those moon landing conspiracy theorists I bet they think it’s illegal to sell moon rock because if they got their hands on some they would prove that the moon landings were fake. For the record I do not believe that the moon landings were a conspiracy at all. But obviously we all know that Elvis now lives on the moon and drives the number 11 bus around the Sea of Tranquility.

Read the story on the BBC by clicking here. (that’s the illegal to sell moon rocks story, not the Elvis on the moon story ok!)

 

About justwilliam1959

I've been on the planet for a more than half a century and I've lost all my hair but not my enthusiasm for life, my wife, reading and music! I started my first blog; With Just A Hint Of Mayhem in February 2009. In May 2011 I began two sister blogs to that first one; With Just A Hint Of Amelia and With Just A Hint Of Learning. A while later I also added the more random Stars In My Glasses to the family :-) Feel free to check them all out and let me know what you think!

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