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Speak Your Mind: Jelly Donut…IN SPAAAAAAACE

GUYS. Important news. There is a rock on Mars. But not just any rock. A MYSTERIOUS ROCK. It wasn’t there one day, and then it was. What is happening? Oh what? You believe those “scientists” who say that the Opportunity rover just “flipped” over a loose piece of rock? Bah! …

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Awesome Sauce Music Friday! I am Faking It on Mars Edition

‘Sup. What’s shakin’? Me? Oh, nothing much. It’s just time for another edition of Awesome Sauce Music Friday. Last week you may remember that we featured a song by The Doubleclicks. Well this week we’re doing it again. You may have heard that Monday was the one Earth year anniversary …

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Awesome Sauce Music Friday

Awesome Sauce Music Friday! Crane Lower that Rover Edition

Hello, and welcome to this week’s edition of Awesome Sauce Music Friday! We here at Teen Skepchick are still reeling from the incredible engineering feat that is the landing of the Curiosity rover on the surface of Mars. (I mean, really! It’s so awesome!) So we’re using today’s music post …

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Awesome Sauce Music Friday! The Best Selling Show Edition

This weekend the Curiosity rover will go through its “seven minutes of terror” to land on Mars. It’s a big deal. It’s the most scientifically advanced rover we’ve ever built. It will be lowered to the surface by a sky crane, for crying out loud! Curiosity will no doubt provide …

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John Carter on Mars
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Science Sunday: Jumping on Mars and Other Extreme Sports

On March 8th, 2012 Disney’s John Carter was released in theaters to the general public.  Adapted from Edgar Rice Burroughs’ 1917 pulp novel, A Princess of Mars, the movie’s plot follows the swashbuckling antics of John Carter, a disillusioned Civil War veteran who is transported to Mars after he kills …

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