The new issue is now available!
Need some space and science links to kill some time at work? Then here you go!
The new issue of the Prairie Astronomer is now available for viewing by clicking HERE.
Seriously… Go do this, even if you don’t agree with the current administration. You can still help save this important science…
The new issue is now available. Click Here
If you were wondering what all that “stuff” is on the end of Curiosity’s robotic arm, well wonder no more!
Rest in Peace Neil 1930-2012
Here is a rare 4 part interview given in earlier in 2012 to CPA Australia:
Have you been wondering how Curiosity is able to send back all those beautiful images and video’s from Mars? Well, wonder no more!
This appeared on The Economist science and technology blog called “Babbage”
“NASA’S Curiosity has the fastest modem on Mars. Since its only competition is an oldish bit of kit aboard Opportunity, one of two rovers dispatched in 2003, that is not saying much, at least in terms of what internet users on Earth have learned to expect.Curiosity‘s ability to capture images and other data easily outstrips its capacity to beam it all back home. Nonetheless, it delivers vastly more information from the red planet than any previous mission did.”
To read the rest of the article click here… Link
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