Some of our moon rocks are missing

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When Apollo 17 returned to Earth in 1973, few realized that it would be decades before humans returned to the moon. The U.S. government handed out moon rocks willy-nilly to foreign leaders and museums, expecting that a return trip would collect more in short order. But it's nearly 40 years later, we still haven't gone back, the value of the lunar minerals have skyrocketed as a result -- and, it turns out, many of those original gifts have gone missing.

[ via cbcnews.ca ]

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