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2012-03-30 13:29:23

Mars Science Laboratory mission will send its one-ton rover, Curiosity, to Mount Sharp, a martian mountain inside a crater. Once there, NASA researchers hope to learn more about the mountain, how it formed, and hopefully learn more about the history and geology of Mars. Larger than any Rocky Mountain found in the Centennial State, Mount Sharp has been a subject of interest ever since it was discovered in the 1970s. It sits in a peculiar place; in the middle of a crater, and NASA...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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