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'Moon rock' in Dutch museum is just petrified wood

  1. Aug 27, 2009 #1

    Borg

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    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090827/ap_on_re_eu/eu_netherlands_not_moon_rock_3" [Broken] :rofl:

    http://d.yimg.com/a/p/ap/20090827/capt.97a493bc80a74af8bd49d6f1c24f68b3.netherlands_not_moon_rock_ams101.jpg?x=384&y=345&q=85&sig=.9mO0od3hiEuR5gaWQ_m0g-- [Broken]
     
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  3. Aug 27, 2009 #2

    lisab

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    :surprised You mean there were once trees growing on the moon!?!
     
  4. Aug 27, 2009 #3

    Borek

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    Hm, nothing against having a bunch of such worthless stones. Dozen makes a nice lens for my camera :wink:
     
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  5. Aug 27, 2009 #4

    mgb_phys

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    A politician got it from another politician who got it from the goernment - so nobody doubted it ?
    Things must be very different in Dutch politics!
     
  6. Aug 27, 2009 #5

    turbo

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    $70 for a piece of petrified wood? I must be incredibly wealthy!
     
  7. Aug 28, 2009 #6

    Ivan Seeking

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    You're wealthy? I have an entire hillside and creek bed sprinkled with moon rocks!

    IvanRocks.com. Yeah, I like it.
     
  8. Aug 28, 2009 #7

    Danger

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    Are you they sure that it's petrified wood? Looks more to me like something that would have caused hemorrhoids in a T-Rex.
     
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