The Curiosity science team is analyzing the rock layer surrounding the base of a 16-foot-high butte known as “Mount Remarkable” to determine whether or not the region is a good candidate for...
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Word of the Day
- A bat; a reremouse; a flindermouse.
This word is in imitation of the German 'fledermaus.' 'Die Fledermaus' ('The Bat') is an operatta composed by Johann Strauss II.
Quote of the DayWe abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.
- Aldo Leopold (1886 - 1948), U.S. forester.