I recently came across an image shown in Universe Today of the Mars Curiosity rover taking a selfie. It wasn’t the one above, but pretty similar. This one’s from last year and is called the “Buckskin Self-Portrait”. I used it because it’s prettier but still demonstrates the same point. Anyway, I immediately noticed that there was no […]
And its orbital period is probably about 20,000 years. I’ll let the guys at Caltech fill you in on the details in this video (1m 09s), but scroll down if you just want a quick summary.
I don’t often get to go to the movies, but when I do I’ll choose science fiction if I can. The Martian received good write-ups, so I went with hubby on date night. The theatre was packed even though the film has been out for a few weeks. The TL;DR version is – it’s a […]