John Callas

Dec. 04, 2009

Free The Rover

NASA scientists are still trying to free the Spirit rover, which has been stuck in Martian soil since April.

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Apr. 24, 2009

Checking In With the Mars Rovers

Mission managers are investigating unexplained reboots and 'amnesia events' on board the Mars rover Spirit. We'll get an update on the rovers' status.

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Dr. Seuss's McElligot's Pool (1947) features some fantastic fish—ones with pinwheel-like tails, curly noses, long floppy ears, or Kangaroo pouches. The fictional fish do have some truly strange nonfictional cousins, among which are giant oarfish, barreleye fish, and sawfish.

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