Oddments -- In one of those plateof shrimp moments, I was just thinking about our rugged littlefriends on Mars -- since they are nearing their two-year anniversaryon the Red Planet -- when what should appear on Slashdot but the story, TheRovers That Just Won't Quit.
My favorite part from theDiscovery Channel article: first -- the setup. After a year-longquest, Spirit has finally reached the top of "Husband Hill." And what doesSpirit have to show for a year's worth of perilous toil?
"Scientists were able to determine that the rocks at the top of the hillare nearly indistinguishable from rocks hundreds of yards away..."
I guess because I am in the middle of 'Resaurant at theEnd of the Universe' for the nth time, it reminds me of Marvin:"Here I am, brain the size of a planet, and they ask me to..." --Nora Mikes
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