Monthly Archives: December 2012

2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 19,000 people fit into the new Barclays Center to see Jay-Z perform. This blog was viewed about 160,000 times in 2012. If it were … Continue reading

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Oppy’s hard stare…

As you can see from the above picture, Oppy has stopped driving after her long, circular trek, and is now parked up quite happily at a very rough-looking outcrop high on the eastern flank of Cape York. She recently extended … Continue reading

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Opportunity has found clays on the rim of Endeavour Crater!

Look at this picture… See that rugby ball-shaped area at the top? The pale feature? It doesn’t look much like a martian Holy Grail, does it? But it is… That’s “Whitewater Lake”. You may remember Oppy drove up to it … Continue reading

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Happy birthday to us… !

  In the greater scheme of things it’s nothing special, I know, but today is the 4th “birthday” of this blog! :-) Yes, 4 years ago today, frustrated by the postponement of Curiosity’s launch to Mars, I decided to (ha!) … Continue reading

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