Re: [BirdYak] Re: article about the DNARS
- Sounds like April Fool's to me . . . K
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From: Gordon and Joan <craneg@...>
Sent: Saturday, March 30, 2002 8:25 AM
Subject: [BirdYak] Re: article about the DNARS
> >LONG BEACH, California (API)--Scientists on Friday excitedly unveiled
> >they call the ultimate weapon in the fight to preserve endangered
> >The excitement surrounded the launch of the DNA Remote Sensing Satellite
> >(DNARS) from an ocean platform in the south Pacific.
> Is this for real? It sounds a little fishy - how does a satellite sense
> material, especially from a "permanent geostationary orbit"? I did some
> searching on Google for some of the references, and none seem to check
> There is a Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, and a British
> Ornithological Union, but I didn't get a hit for the "Royal Society of
> Ornithologists" in the article. Similar zero results for DNARS, the
> National Association of Law Enforcement Organizations and the USGS High
> Island Wildlife Research Center.
> >Alyesheva Mentiroso, lead NASA scientist
> As I recall, mentiroso means "liar" in spanish!
> Is this article from the Onion?
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