Could be nothing, could be absolutely astounding

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kaponofor3 PM kaponofor3
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Posted: 10/9/2012 10:22:20 AM
The MARS Curiosity Rover has made its first scoop of surface material on Mars for chemical analysis, and guess what?

NASA is saying that Curiosity has detected a "bright object" on the ground:  http://news.yahoo.com/nasa-mars-rover-curiosity-makes-first-scoop-detects-032812764.html

Could be nothing. Could be one of greatest discoveries in the history of mankind.

What does a "bright object" mean?
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Posted: 10/9/2012 11:11:12 AM
They certainly didn't find Scalabrine
HutchEmAll PM HutchEmAll
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Posted: 10/9/2012 11:16:03 AM


This stuff fascinates me beyond belief, but 2.5 billion to see if there COULD have been microbial life on Mars in the PAST?  


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Posted: 10/9/2012 11:25:04 AM
This is equally as fascinating.  

http://news.yahoo.com/nasa-mars-rover-curiosity-makes-first-scoop-detects-032812764.html
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Posted: 10/9/2012 11:30:02 AM
And I am going to have to monitor this.  

http://news.yahoo.com/skydivers-supersonic-jump-weather-hold-112634070.html
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Posted: 10/9/2012 11:31:18 AM
Maybe it was space cash.
Henry-Lilly PM Henry-Lilly
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Posted: 10/9/2012 11:44:42 AM
Martians glue a quarter to the ground and then laugh as we try to pick it up.  Oldest trick in the book.
HutchEmAll PM HutchEmAll
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Posted: 10/9/2012 12:10:15 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by Henry-Lilly:

Martians glue a quarter to the ground and then laugh as we try to pick it up.  Oldest trick in the book.

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Posted: 10/9/2012 12:27:08 PM
im looking forward for Curiosity to find something great, but imo if it did, NASA wont tell the ordinary Joe about it. Just imo. How do we know how would the world accept a story like that?  There could be riots across the world, some saying: " i dont want to live on this planet any more, sent me to Mars"

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Posted: 10/9/2012 1:18:38 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by Henry-Lilly:

Martians glue a quarter to the ground and then laugh as we try to pick it up.  Oldest trick in the book.




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Posted: 10/9/2012 5:26:27 PM
I heard that Curiosity lost a wingnut
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Posted: 10/9/2012 5:43:45 PM
The Evil US government is hiding the fact there are ruins on Mars that PROVE Martians did exist. I am just waiting for the YouTube video link to be posted so there is absolute proof.


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Posted: 10/9/2012 6:42:08 PM
no joke... randist is absolutely right...unconfirmed reports the object is of unknown metal never catagorized...
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Posted: 10/9/2012 10:26:48 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by Johnzimbo34:

They certainly didn't find Scalabrine
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Posted: 10/9/2012 11:57:27 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by HutchEmAll:



This stuff fascinates me beyond belief, but 2.5 billion to see if there COULD have been microbial life on Mars in the PAST?  




How was the money burnt?

That's money spent into the economy.  It paid companies.  It paid scientists.  Then they spend it to others.  Just another form of economic stimulus.

I hate government waste, but as far as I can see, anything done in the name of pure science is vastly better money spent than bailing out banks.
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Posted: 10/10/2012 1:43:26 AM

MICROSOFT

 

 

Where Do You Want To Go Today?

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Posted: 10/18/2012 4:30:30 PM
Mars Curiosity Rover finds more shiny materials, these ones Martian in origin:

http://news.yahoo.com/curiosity-rover-digs-shiny-particles-mars-141427893.html

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Posted: 10/18/2012 6:18:50 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by Johnzimbo34:

They certainly didn't find Scalabrine




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Posted: 10/19/2012 2:02:23 AM
I knew I left my fleshlight somewhere
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