Space News Archive - June 14, 2003
TO THE EDITOR: I have to question the decision by NASA to spend $800 million exploring the planet Mars in an effort to find the existence of life and/or water. If life does exist on Mars, Martians will contact us when they are ready.
Word of the Day
- Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
- The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".