Picture of the Day: 3D Panorama from Mars

Curiosity is taking somewhat of a break. It’s not tired or anything, but the alignment of the Earth, Sun and Mars make it impossible to communicate with the rover.

Quote of the Day 4/4/13

“The only reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen at once.” ~ Albert Einstein

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“Dream is not that which you see while sleeping it is something that does not let you sleep.” ― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, A P J Abdul Kalam’s Book

Quote of the Day 1/4/13

“The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.” ~ Isaac Asimov

Quote of the Day 30/3/13

“Science never solves a problem without creating ten more.” ~ George Bernard Shaw

Quote of the Day 24/3/13

“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” ~ Albert Einstein

Quote of the Day 21/3/13

“Contradiction is not a sign of falsity, nor the lack of contradiction a sign of truth.” ~Blaise Pascal

Quote of the Day 17/3/13

“The cure for boredom is curiosity.  There is no cure for curiosity.” ~Dorothy Parker

After computer problems, Curiosity rover operational again

NASA has announced that it has managed to get the Curiosity rover out of “safe mode” and into normal operation mode, after a switch between the two computers aboard the rover. A memory issue caused the rover to switch over to its secondary main computer.

Curiosity in “Safe Mode” After Computer Failure

The Curiosity rover is marvel of technology, the pinnacle of human engineering achievement. It now also is in “safe mode” due to some problems with its internal computer.

Top 5 Coolest Scientific Discoveries of 2012

Scientists are well known for their restless, inquiring minds and for their eagerness to constantly push the boundaries of human knowledge ever further. Therefore, it need not surprise anybody that these past twelve months were filled with major scientific breakthroughs, some of which can be labeled as “cool,” to say the least. Without further ado, […]

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