(May 2003 - March 2007.) Tama's thoughts on the blogosphere, podcasting, popular culture, digital media and citizen journalism posted from a laptop computer somewhere in Perth's isolated, miniature, urban jungle ...

Thursday, March 11, 2004
Mars, Nepture and Beyond ...

There seems to have been a huge amount of reporting of space-related items in the last two days. Apparently Neptune may have "beneath the planet's surface, ... an electrically conductive fluid, which is driven around by an energy source", which may explain the multiple magnetic poles. Before its retirement, the Hubble telescope may have allowed the largest shot of our universe ever seen by human eyes! The US Spirit Rover on Mars has found more evidence of water and "life-sustaining conditions". And the European Space Agency is still trying to figure out Beagle's failure! It's an exciting time to be watching beyond our little planet!


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