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It Wasn't Showtime

by M.G. Siegler

 

Sealed Cache of Moon Rocks to Be Opened by NASA

www.nytimes.com

Fascinating that they were sealed up knowing that much of the technology required to glean insights from them hadn't yet been invented -- but would be down the road. It's wild that we know the progress we'll make in technology, it's just a matter of time.

You'd think you could just throw money at such a problem, and you undoubtedly can to an extent, but so much of technology is about building on the back of other, tangential technology. The time element seems at least as much about human resources able to devote the time to something as it is about monetary resources...

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