Twin Peaks Usenet Archive


Subject: Re: 4/11 *Black Box*
From: russelrd@mentor.cc.purdue.edu (MattBrockman)
Date: 1991-04-14, 13:03
Newsgroups: alt.tv.twin-peaks

In article <1991Apr14.191355.13625@watserv1.waterloo.edu> alternat@watserv1.waterloo.edu (Ann Hodgins) writes:
> >In article <2323@novavax.UUCP> brookshe@novavax.UUCP (leighton A. Brooks) writes:
>> >>	To correct a misnomer posted: 
>> >>		The circular symbols found on the box were NOT
>> >>		phases of the moon, they appeared to be some sort 
>> >>		an eclipse.  Isn't an eclipse, superstitiously of
>> >>		course, a symbol of the end of the world?
> > 
> > 
> >Why are you sure its an eclipse and not  the moon being eclipsed by the
> >earth, creating the phases of the moon?

The phases of the moon are NOT caused by the moon being eclipsed by
the earth. This happens only rarely and is called a Lunar Eclipse.

The phases of the moon are just how much of the light side
of the moon we see compared to how much of the dark side
we see.

-Matt
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