The Phoenix lander’s first dig into the Martian soil for scientific study has been delayed by several technical glitches. Phoenix had planned to dig the first of three shallow pits north of where it landed this week. It would then shovel the soil into a tiny oven to be baked. The resulting gases would be [...]
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February 25th, 2013 · No Comments · News Around
February 14th, 2013 · No Comments · Hearsay and Gossip, The Slug and Philosopher
“So Fruitella 521, what have you discovered on your tour of Planet Earth?” “The earthlings are a confused bunch, Spangle 10, they live short and fearful lives and have little understanding of the Universe around them.” “How do so many live on one small planet, Fruitella 521?” “Ten percent live very well and grow [...]
February 10th, 2013 · No Comments · Hearsay and Gossip, News Around
Disruption at Heathrow’s new £4.3bn Terminal 5 is continuing for a fifth day, with 54 flights grounded and a backlog of 15,000 bags. A spokesman stated that the reason for the backlog was ‘technical’ and he was not authorised to discuss it. However, our roving reporter, Tim Flaps, found one baggage handler who was willing [...]