Mars attacks

A major dust storm is causing the Mars rovers Opportunity and Spirit to lose power.

It’s a few thousand miles wide and kicking up enough dust to deprive the brave little robot scouts of the sunlight they need for energy. The storm is the most severe since 2004 and means the rovers’ activities are being scaled back for the time being.

While Mars is on your mind, have a look at Reasic’s latest post. It debunks the theory that the planet is warming because of the Sun, which would imply Earth’s climate changes have the same cause.

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