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maryellenandtom
2003-Nov-13, 05:55 PM
Found on Yahoo News:

"Findings Dampen Hope of Water on Dark Side of Moon
Wed Nov 12, 1:44 PM ET
LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists dampened hopes of finding large amounts of water on the dark side of the Moon on Wednesday with new evidence showing that if any deposits existed, they are in short supply. "

Yes, you read that right - DARK SIDE - in both the headline and the first paragraph. The news story continues in a more scientific vein.

The news story was based on a communication in Nature (November 13, 2003, page 137), titled "Radar imaging of the lunar poles. Long-wavelength measurements reveal a paucity of ice in the Moon’s polar craters."
The word "dark" appears nowhere in the Nature communication.

We expect this from Yahoo, but not from Reuters. Time for another chastizing email.

Avatar28
2003-Nov-13, 08:26 PM
Well, considering that a lot of the Yahoo! news articles COME from Reuters....

calliarcale
2003-Nov-13, 08:48 PM
Well, considering that a lot of the Yahoo! news articles COME from Reuters....

Yeah. I don't think Yahoo! actaully writes any of their news articles; they all come from various wire services and newspapers. Most come from Reuters or AP.

R.A.F.
2003-Nov-13, 08:53 PM
"Scientists dampened hopes..."

And people accuse me of making bad puns.
:lol: :lol:

Conrad
2003-Nov-14, 02:34 PM
Hey, I thought this was going to be a thread about Pink Floyd!

Normandy6644
2003-Nov-15, 04:14 AM
Hey, I thought this was going to be a thread about Pink Floyd!

Well, we know that Roger Waters is on The Dark Side of the Moon. :lol: