Monday, October 19, 2009

Opportunity on Mars

If we were a sensible species, we'd be building new countries in the sky instead of blowing up the ones we already have.

Image: See APoD for an explanation of the pic and the mission (not a euphemism for "war" in this case).

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Saturday, April 05, 2008

Canals on Mars?


No, runoff in the back field, following paths made by the horses.

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Friday, April 04, 2008

Walking across Mars

According to Astronomy Picture of the Day, if you could stay warm and breathe, it wouldn't take long at all to cross this interesting rock formation on Mars. For a discussion of this landscape, Aureum Chaos, see this page.

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