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Ripley's Believe It or Not! #152(10/9/2006)

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< TASK 1 > Read the articles (1) to (3). And figure out which article they come from. Answer A, B, or C.

(1) In the 1760's French astronomer Guillaume Le Gentil prepared for 8 years to record the transit of Venus --- only to have clouds block his view on his last chance to see it for a century!

(2) Microorganisms have been found in lakes of liquid carbon dioxide on the sea floor!

(3) When pieces of the Shoemaker-Levy Comet hit Jupiter in 1994, the impact of the largest fragment created a blast 75 times greater than all of the nuclear weapons on earth combined!

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