April Fool in space, 2010. The three-man crew of the International Space Station got a laugh from Mission Control with a photo of themselves spacewalking wearing not space suits, but slacks, T-shirts and sunglasses. (Hope they remembered the sunblock!) They were cosmonaut Oleg Kotov and astronauts Timothy Creamer (USA) & Soichi Noguchi (Japan). Mona Evans, "Astronomy April Fools" http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art183019.asp
Chris Hadfield's grand April Fools' Day finale shows him posing with an alien that just stopped by the station to say hi. "I don't know what it is or what it wants, but it keeps repeating 'Sloof Lirpa' over and over. Alert the press." (April 1, 2013) Mona Evans, "Astronomy April Fools" http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art183019.asp
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield holds up two objects that look like grenades as part of an April Fools' Day prank. (Credit: Canadian Space Agency/Chris Hadfield ) April 1, 2013. ( They're actual air sampling devices.) Mona Evans, "Astronomy April Fools" http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art183019.asp
Multiple frame picture of a meteoroid falling? Taken from the helmet camera of a Norwegian skydiver who was narrowly missed by the rock. Coming so close to April 1st, it sounds like a slightly belated April Fool. Experts examined video footage and said it was consistent with a meteoroid. But later it looked more likely that it was a piece of gravel in the parachute. (Credit & copyright: Anders Helstrup) Mona Evans, "Astronomy April Fools" http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art183019.asp
On April 1, 2004 Children's BBC announced that astronomers had decided to rename the planets in the Solar System after characters from the Lord of the Rings. Mona Evans, "Astronomy April Fools" http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art183019.asp
Casal de professores é detido nos EUA por fazer sexo com estudantes
Um casal de professores que trabalhavam na mesma escola no estado americano do Alabama foi detido com dois dias de diferença por praticar sexo com dois estudantes menores em incidentes não relacionados, informaram autoridades.