Tuesday, November 17, 2009

'Very cold, dry and distant, yet real.' A collection of Mars photos.

The Boston Globe published a series of striking photos from the HiRISE (High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment) camera aboard the MRO (Mars Reconnaissance Oriber), which has been keeping watch over the Red Planet since 2006.

Here's a sample, "scalloped sand dunes" from the southern hemisphere, dusted with frost…

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I started pound360 to channel my obsession with vitamins, running and the five senses. Eventually, I got bored focusing on all that stuff, so I came back from a one month hiatus in May of 2007 (one year after launching Pound360) and broadened my mumblings here to include all science.