Rumbled!

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Look into those phobossy eyes…
Sad Ice and Green Tea: Sounds like a song yet to be composed. Better than a Total Eclipse of the Heart?

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H/T to “What’s better than a total Eclipse of the Sun?” / NASA/JPL-Caltech

 

Blue Rocks

Blue Rocks
Blue Rocks!

H/T to Ze Finger of ZirCon and the Hadean.

Friday Frustule

Let it RIP
Let it RIP: Is that you Skorp? It’s me, StarBear…

H/T to Cells Retrieved From Stratosphere Are Alien Life Scientists Claim (Discover Blogs)

StarBear @ the KaffeeBar on the Beach

Catching on
Catching On

So…life from Mars?

StarBear also features in the Tardigrada Newsletter this month!

Blue GLove Haiku

Blue GLove Haiku
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 Klein beanie/toque, will be blue gloves!

Show’er Meteor?

XKCD’s Guide to Meteor Showers

Mmm: STARBEARID’S not there…Great balls of fire! (Jerry Lee Lewis)

Such Solitude

Such Solitude

Bringing samples home from Mars is not a simple thing:”Bringing Mars Samples to Earth: How NASA will do It” (via Space.com) It is also expensive. Of course, we already have pieces of Mars on earth, brought here by meteorites.

NASA -Image Gallery: See Curiosity‘s travel pictures, currently through to Sol 57.