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NASA Phoenix Mars Lander Finds Water On Mars

This was huge news for both NASA and the world, until today. Yesterday, the Phoenix Mars Lander heated up a soil sample from the surface of Mars. Upon heating it, a sensor identified vapors of water, meaning there very well could be life on the Red Planet. “We have water,” said William Boynton of the University of Arizona, lead scientist ...

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NASA Thinks May Have Found Water On Mars (For Real This Time)

NASA says their Phoenix lander may have found water on Mars again. Last month, they thought Phoenix had discovered Martian ice, but it evaporated before they could were able to analyze it. Now, NASA is announcing that Phoenix has discovered another small trench which may contain frozen water. Data transmitted from the lander has revealed a hard layer below the ...

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See You In Hell: Stephen Hawking Made With LEGOs

When I was growing up, I had a friend named Kyle. Kyle loved LEGOs almost as much as I did, except he had one problem: he kept building huge cocks. That’s right. Dicks everywhere. He’d come over and build a replica of the Twin Towers shaped like dicks, a dick-shaped sentry gun, make a dick-shaped lake and then some. He’s ...

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Phoenix Mars Lander Finds “Friendly” Soil

Last we checked in with NASA’s Phoenix Mars Lander, it had just discovered ice below the martian surface. Now, after multiple tests on the martian soil, scientists have discovered that the dirt-like substance contains alkaline. It’s been deemed friendly enough to support plant life both in “past, present and future.” So the next time you want to plant some asparagus ...

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Ice on Mars?

Scientists at NASA believe they’ve finally discovered ice on Mars. Recently, the Phoenix Mars Lander started collecting soil samples from the surface of the planet. After a few backhoe scoops, a white, glistening material was revealed. Scientists couldn’t figure out if it was ice or not but four days after it was uncovered, it vanished. The theory? It’s ice and ...

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Phoenix Down: A Phoenix Mars Lander Roundup

Heard about NASA’s latest endeavor but haven’t had a chance to check out the pictures or read about it? No worries. I’ve got ya covered. Here’s a quick roundup on various coverage of NASA’s Phoenix Mars Lander: The latest high-resolution photo from Mars, direct from NASA. Follow Phoenix via the official site. The Guardian’s take on the mission. Don’t raise ...

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Mars Attacks (In Ceramic Ray Gun Form)

I seriously doubt we’ll get attacked by aliens anytime soon but in case we are, we’ll be prepared to bluff their assault with these quirky ceramic ray guns from Muddy Mountain Pottery. The Raku Ray Gun series of creations feature classic sci-fi names such as “Van Vogt Defractor” and “Nemo Squidulator.” The median price of the guns you’ll find is ...

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