Friday, April 08, 2005

Hole Drilled to Bottom of Earth's Crust

Scientists said this week they had drilled into the lower section of Earth's crust for the first time and were poised to break through to the mantle in coming years.

When asked why they were doing this, the anonymous scientists said something about having lost a bar bet. "We were pretty drunk, and that's all I'm going to say about it," said one.


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