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StarBear @ the KaffeeBar on the Beach

So…life from Mars? I wouldn’t bet on it, but the idea that life began on Mars & flew here by meteorite is not totally silly http://t.co/hbQHe3HyOp — Richard Dawkins (@RichardDawkins) August 29, 2013 StarBear also features in the Tardigrada Newsletter this … Continue reading

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Blue GLove Haiku

An update on the MAVEN contest! Here is the winning one: It’s funny, they named Mars after the God of War Have a look at Earth Benedict Smith United Kingdom (Going to Mars with MAVEN) Next project, after knitting a … Continue reading

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MAVEN Haiku

Only a few days left to send your haiku to Mars! (h/t to NPR)   Related articles Haikus In Space (sandrabranum.wordpress.com) Send your name to Mars with MAVEN (piedtype.com) Haiku to Mars (antoinecassar.wordpress.com) How to Send a Haiku to Mars … Continue reading

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Dry Eyes Haiku

original image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Arizona (h/t to NASA- Linear Gullies Inside Russell Crater, Mars; Mission News, Marks on Martian Dunes May Be Tracks of Dry-Ice Sleds) Related articles Dry Ice May Glide Down Martian Sand Dunes Like Miniature Hovercraft (albanytribune.com)

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The Patient Thinker

Of course you’ll get hungry if you listen to Martian News over lunchtime…not enough organics yet to satisfy an earthen appetite. Translation: “There is nothing over which a free man ponders less than death; his wisdom is to meditate not … Continue reading

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Two Sons or Two Moons

Imagine having two moons rising! (Cue Creedence Clearwater Revival). The mythological ones were pretty terrifying, for sure. (‘Wonder if Calvin and Hobbes ever saw them?) From Wikipedia: In Greek mythology, Deimos (Ancient Greek: Δεῖμος, pronounced [dêːmos], meaning “dread”) was the personification of terror. He was the son of Ares and Aphrodite. He is … Continue reading

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