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2012-09-09 08:49:32

After snapping several fascinating images of various landscapes since landing on Mars just over a month ago, Curiosity captured a picture of a whole different kind of wonder on Saturday -- itself.

Curiosity Lasers Zap First Martian Target
2012-08-20 09:07:08

You’re all alone on the surface of a bleak planet, you’re only able to travel at a snail’s pace, and the only contact you have with Earth is subject to a 14 minute delay. If ever there were a more appropriate time to fire off a laser with abandon, I can’t think of one.

Curiosity Images Keep On Coming
2012-08-15 05:19:55

Curiosity just keeps the images coming, as NASA unleashed a few more photos this week taken by and of the latest Martian rover.

Curiosity Sends Back Color Panoramic Photo
2012-08-10 12:17:20

NASA is releasing even more photographs taken by the Curiosity rover during its first week of service on the Red Planet.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.