Friday, April 08, 2005
Today must be Weird Science Day or something.
First there was the story about the world's oldest particle, and now this:

Hole Drilled to Bottom of Earth's Crust, Breakthrough to Mantle Looms

You know, I saw a film like this once. It didn't end well. I mean, WTF? Is it just me, or should this just frigging TOP the list of Seriously Bad Ideas??

The following articles, linked to in the original story, do not inspire confidence:

Earth as a Giant Pinball Machine
Ancient Impact Turned Part of Earth Inside-Out
Mission Proposed to Earth's Core

You'll have to excuse me, I think I've just had a complete break from reality...