Friday, January 25, 2008

Lady in Mars

This pic of a rock formation in Mars- which resembles a woman (or Auguste Rodin's The Thinker?) - has set the blogosphere abuzz. The pic was taken by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit in December 2007.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Cornell University, via

Thursday, January 24, 2008

SpaceShipTwo Unveiled

Virgin Galactic has unveiled its SpaceShipTwo, a private spacecraft that will take tourists on a suborbital jaunt in space - for $200,000 a pop.

via Gizmodo

Monday, January 07, 2008

Celestron SkyScout Scope

Designed exclusively for use with the Celestron SkyScoutPersonal Planetarium, the $299 new SkyScout Scope 90 is a must-have for budding amateur astronomers.

Gizmodo has a nice vid showing the new scope at the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas.