Doofus (43075) writes "New Scientist has an interesting story about a Japanese effort to reach the Earth's mantle. While some mantle material has been recovered from volcanoes, no pure mantle material has been obtained. (We have moon rocks, but nothing from a few km beneath our feet!) Accompanying the article is a gallery of previous attempts at drilling farther and farther into the Earth's crust." Link to Original Source
"There is no statute of limitations on stupidity."
-- Randomly produced by a computer program called Markov3.