Posts tagged with mars

On to Mars!

One of my favorite quotes is, sadly, unattributable (at least as far as I’ve been able to find): “The cowards never started and the weak died along the way.” I first came across this in an explanation of why the American West is traditionally more of a bastion of rugged individualism than is the East […]

Water on Mars?

By Dr. Y The last years have seen an increasing number of observations showing that Mars once had liquid water and that it has ice not far underground today. In the 36 years since the equivocal results of the Viking probes’ search for life space scientists have scaled back their experiments, looking instead for evidence […]