Wednesday, March 05, 2008

Martian Avalanches

Martian avalanches - Boing Boing
"The full image reveals features as small as a desk in a strip of terrain 6 kilometers (3.7 miles) wide and more than 10 times that long, at 84 degrees north latitude. Reddish layers known to be rich in water ice make up the face of a steep slope more than 700 meters (2,300 feet) tall, running the length of the image."

Is it just me that wonders what a desk is doing on Mars, anyway?

Surely we should be looking into this. If there are desks, maybe there are desktop computers. Can we Skype Martians?