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Image 1 - Lava Flows On Mars Resembles Patterns On Earth
2012-04-27 03:52:42

New photos taken by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter show unique lava flows on Mars that resemble patterns seen on Earth.

The Red Planet Experiences 'Marsquakes'
2012-02-22 11:49:17

University of London researchers report they have found evidence that Mars experiences "marsquakes" in the same way Earth does with an earthquake.

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2009-06-05 07:09:18

The High Resolution Stereo Camera on ESA’s Mars Express orbiter has obtained images of Hephaestus Fossae, a region on Mars dotted with craters and channel systems.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.