Michael Watkins

Oct. 12, 2012

Curiosity Rover Gets the ‘Scoop’ on Mars

Did the rover shed a piece of plastic while collecting its first scoop of Martian soil?

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Dr. Seuss's McElligot's Pool (1947) features some fantastic fish—ones with pinwheel-like tails, curly noses, long floppy ears, or Kangaroo pouches. The fictional fish do have some truly strange nonfictional cousins, among which are giant oarfish, barreleye fish, and sawfish.

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