Wednesday, August 02, 2006

Moon as DNA Vault

The International Herald Tribune has recently run a story about the Alliance to Rescue Civilization, which advocates turning the Earth's satellite into a repository of DNA from all of earth's creatures, as well as a "compendium of all knowledge" . The vault and its contents, according to the group, will act as an insurance from catastrophic events, such as a major world war or an asteroid collission, that could wipe out civilizations.

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