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Real Science: Cloudlike Plumes Spotted In Martian Atmosphere

Republibot 4.0's picture

Some amateur astronomers have spotted what appear to be clouds in the Martian atmosphere--unfortunately, in 2012, but I just saw the news on it this morning--of a size and shape that baffles scientists and may force us to re-examine our conceptions about the Red Planet.


http://www.msn.com/en-us/weather/topstories/cloud-over-mars-leaves-scientists-baffled/ar-BBhDPiw?ocid=mailsignout


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Real Science: Goodness Gracious, Great Balls of Fire!

Mama Fisi's picture

I usually don't turn in to bed before 11 PM--trying to go to sleep any earlier just results in an hour of staring at a ceiling I can't see, waiting for the Sandman to beat me to death.  Sunday night was no different...well, not quite.  Shortly after I moved the Chihuahua and got settled under the covers, the gap around the shade on the bedroom window flickered brilliantly for a few seconds.  I assumed it was lightning, and thought no more about it.


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