An eccentric Russian UFO fancier claims his three ton meteorite has been stolen. Russian news agency Interfax carried reports on Friday that police in the northern Russian town of Krasnoyarsk were "combing the city" for a "giant rock stolen from under the noses of its keepers". According to Interfax, the space boulder was …
Have you seen it?
Has anyone actually seen it? Or has he kept it under wraps? His insurance is going to want serial numbers before they pay on a mysterious disappearance.
Freeman Dyson took it!
" It is widely believed that the recent acceleration is due to human activities, since it coincides in time with the rapid increase of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. But the rise from 1800 to 1900 was probably not due to human activities. The scale of industrial activities in the nineteenth century was not large enough to have had measurable global effects."
And since the aliens who caused the global warming effects during the 19th Century can be tracked only through the 6,000 pounds of rocky iron they so stupidly left behind, Dyson has stolen the meteorite to prevent the UFOlogists from finding their home planet and starting an interstellar incident.
Or maybe Dyson is wrong for once, and the soot from early Industrial Age forges and whatnot, much of which settled on Arctic ice floes, increased global temperatures through solar absorption - and thus there never was any meteorite.
Is that possible?
Look at the wookie.
It doesn't make any sense! (abridged version)
Talking of UFOs, check out the markings on our new kitten:
It's always in the last place you look
Picture reportedly from 2004 expedition
RE: Anyone seen it?
Looks like a bit of more recent space junk to me...
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