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Catching up and looking ahead

My father is finally home from the hospital. I’m not exactly sure whether or not anything was actually resolved but it does sound like he’s feeling better to some degree.   454 more words

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Charles Latrobe College and Quantum Victoria

The group at Charles Latrobe College meet every second week at the Quantum Victoria facilities and the Year 11 Physics class are working hard to get their telescope licences this year. 282 more words

Astronomy

B.C. scientist takes part in simulated 4-month mission to Mars

VANCOUVER – Okanagan native Ross Lockwood is back on earth after a simulated four month trip to Mars.

Lockwood is a physics PHD candidate and had been living with five other scientists in a Mars Simulator on the slopes of a volcano in Hawaii. 248 more words

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NASA Mars Rover Breaks Driving Record

NASA’s Opportunity Mars Rover has set a new record for the longest off-Earth driving distance, the administration announced.

Opportunity has driven 25 miles since it arrived on Mars in 2004. 129 more words

Cocoa Cost Increase Leads To Chocolate Price Hike

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – They say money can’t buy happiness but one thing it can buy is chocolate. Now many chocoholics, though, will have to pay a little more for the sweet treat. 265 more words

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Cigar Shaped Object Flying Over Mars

What did NASA’s Curiosity rover capture on 28. April, earlier this year? An apparently cigar shaped object was caught in still photographs flying over Mars. What is this object? 30 more words

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