Topic: Cape York
Mars rover Opportunity, the older cousin of Curiosity, celebrated nearly 10 years on the planet by finding ancient clays that signal the presence of water that was neither too acidic nor too salty.
Almost 10 years into what was originally supposed to be a 90-day mission, NASA's Mars Opportunity Rover is doubling down on its recent triumph, beaming home 'some of the most important findings of our entire mission.'
The new Mars photo by Opportunity shows a close-up of a rock outcrop called Kirkwood covered in blister-like bumps that mission scientists can't yet explain.
Let's go 'siteseeing' via the Web, to find out what gardeners are doing in Australia, India, and the Phillipines.
09/25/2010 09:18 pm
Australian Aboriginals and environmentalists once allied to protect land. Now they’re split over whether struggling indigenous communities should exploit it for mining and other economic activity.
07/29/2010 02:50 pm