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Monday, July 04, 2005

Astro-Genealogical Interference

From BBC News World Edition of July 4, 2005:

Astrologer sues NASA over probe

A Russian astrologer is suing NASA for crashing a probe into a comet, claiming it has distorted her horoscope.

Marina Bai is seeking $300m (£170m) in damages, saying the probe's impact on Comet Tempel 1 violated her "life and spiritual values".

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"It is obvious that elements of the comet's orbit and associated ephemera will change after the explosion, which interferes with my practice of astrology and deforms my horoscope," Ms Bai told the Izvestia daily newspaper.

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Ms Bai, from Moscow, said the Tempel 1 comet held an important place in her family history, as her grandfather wooed her grandmother by showing her the comet.

Her lawyer, Alexander Molokhov, said the case was based on solid legal ground, since NASA has an office in Russia, located in the premises of the US embassy in Moscow.

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