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Thread: Phil gets a mention

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    Phil gets a mention

    https://www.stuff.co.nz/world/americ...ed-on-the-moon

    Washington Post article echoed on NZ's primary news website.

    The quote's not great; not a fact. Interesting item overall, but not "news" to most here!

    Astronomer Phil Plait dissected the hoax hypothesis in a 2001 blog post that holds up as the definitive debunking. "Their evidence is actually as tenuous as the vacuum of space itself," Plait wrote.
    (Warning, auto-play on the video on the page is triggered by your mouse going over it. You get a few seconds to cancel it. Not the worst news site for this.)
    Measure once, cut twice. Practice makes perfect.
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    Obviously a paid NASA shill! He probably even claims rockets can propel in a vacuum!
    Cum catapultae proscriptae erunt tum soli proscript catapultas habebunt.

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    They'd smother, I tell you.

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    I'm not in either one of those links. I need to change my sig line to "the other, far less popular Phil".
    Solfe

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    Quote Originally Posted by publiusr View Post
    I suspect the article is a hoax; the astronaut is wearing no boxing gloves?
    We know time flies, we just can't see its wings.

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