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  • January 23, 2014
    This is a before-and-after shot of the mysterious rock that appeared in front of the Mars Rover Opportunity after taking pictures of the same spot twelve days apart. So many questions! Where did it come from? Okay that's actually the only question I can think of. There are ... / Continue →
  • September 27, 2013
    In a groundbreaking discovery, the Mars Rover Curiosity has confirmed the presence of water on Mars. How much? About two percent of the soil, or two pints per cubic foot. Unfortunately, the water molecules are "bound to other minerals in the soil," so filling a swimming pool... / Continue →
  • June 17, 2013
    After receiving enough votes on their Cuuso website, LEGO has announced the production of a Mars Rover Curiosity playset. And I will buy it. The set was designed by NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory mechanical engineer Stephen Pakbaz, so obviously it's gonna legit. Plus my bed... / Continue →
  • November 2, 2012
    This is a self portrait taken by the Mars Rover Curiosity with Mount Sharp in the background. Presumably it's a mirror shot because I don't see the arm it used to take the pic. Fine, it's actually a composite of 55 different images. You just had to ruin all the fun, didn't y... / Continue →
  • September 28, 2012
    In outerspace news, the Curiosity Rover just beamed back some pictures to earth that scientists are saying provide proof-positive evidence that flowing water once existed on the red planet. Cool, now maybe if we time traveled back a billion years we could drink it. Scientis... / Continue →
  • September 10, 2012
    Note: Worthwhile higher-res shot HERE, but be sure to visit the source for an ultra-ultra high res version. Because I can will things to happen with my mind if I think about them for too long (even accidentally), the Mars rover Curiosity recently took a picture of its privates... / Continue →
  • September 10, 2012
    Because apparently even robotic rovers need to update their Facebook profile picture from time to time, Curiosity took this picture of its face (actually its mast -- the "eye" is its rock burning laser blaster) and beamed it back to earth. No word if Curiosity plans to start t... / Continue →
  • August 20, 2012
    N165, really? Next time we should get to vote on the name. Because what better way to make the red planet even redder than with a wildfire, the rover Curiosity has begun vaporizing Martian rocks with a powerful burning laser to determine their composition. EARLY SPECULATION:... / Continue →