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Film, "The Last Days on Mars": As With All Last Days, It Involves Zombies

"The Last Days on Mars": As With All Last Days, It Involves Zombies

Things to keep in mind about Ruairi Robinson's sci-fi horror movie The Last Days on Mars: It's based on a short story originally published in a 1975 anthology called Tales of Terror from Outer Space, and in 2010 the script…
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Calendar, Night&Day Men are from Mars...At Least, They Will Be

Men are from Mars...At Least, They Will Be

In an installment of Randall Museum's Amateur Astronomers Lecture Series, David Blake of the NASA Ames Research Center will discuss the CheMin (science talk for "chemistry and mineralogy") instrument mounted on the Mars rover Curiosity during its exploration of…
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Calendar, Night&Day Planet B

Planet B

On August 5 the Curiosity rover, NASA's latest science lab on wheels, is scheduled to land on the surface of Mars. Featuring an extendable robotic arm and ChemCam, a laser instrument used to vaporize rock and soil samples, it's fair…
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Calendar, Night&Day In Space, No One Can Hear You Laugh

In Space, No One Can Hear You Laugh

Author Mary Roach goes strange places to get a story. She once accompanied a small army of doctors practicing facelifts on severed heads. She also asks odd questions — is there really something to this whole afterlife thing, and how…
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