I’m not going to comment about the movie “The Martian” or its director, Ridley Scott. I liked the book by Andy Weir, but even though I work for NASA, I think it was a bit cheap and tawdry of us to time our recent press releases about water on Mars to promote the movie. 344 more words
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Katie Krajcik – Special to Southern News
Once in a blue moon, there is a super blood moon.
On the night of Sept. 27, whether living on or off campus, many students took the time to commit the memory of the super blood moon–which is when the moon goes into a lunar eclipse and passes into the earth’s shadow. 246 more words
Billions of years ago, you could have gone for a swim on Mars.
A new study from NASA has concluded that between 3 and 4 billion years ago, the planet’s surface was home to lakes and streams. 329 more words
The Martian is a film adaptation from Andy Weir’s 2011 novel of the same name. It is based on the story during a manned mission to Mars wherein Astronaut Mark Watney (played by Matt Damon) is presumed dead when he was hit by a debris following that wild storm and was left behind by his crew but he survived. 426 more words