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Mars Project – Bringing The Thunder

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News – Kerbals in School, Profs & Pints, and Aspiring Martians

racoon News Kerbals in School, Profs & Pints, and Aspiring Martians Well, I promised a massive news update, and the last post hinted at awesome things happening – here it all is!

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News – Mars One’s 706, SpaceUp & Other Mischief

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First things first…

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News – Precipice

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There’s a great scene early in The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou – at the film screening on the night before the expedition begins – where Eleanor Zissou asks Steve “How are you feeling?”. His response has always resonated . . . → Read More: News – Precipice

PRESS RELEASE – Mars One Meets the Scitech Planetarium

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2014 National Science Week – “Feeding Mars to Feed Earth” workshops

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“Feeding Mars to Feed Earth”

Mars atmosphere 2014 National Science Week Feeding Mars to Feed Earth workshops . . . → Read More: 2014 National Science Week – “Feeding Mars to Feed Earth” workshops

Mars Project – Ask & Explore

When I was 9, I went on my first scientific exploration. My goal? To explore the dangerous and uncharted territory of the abandoned block across the road from our house, in search of Velociraptors. Just like the great expeditions of Edmund Hillary climbing Everest or Neil Armstrong setting foot on the Moon, my expedition required . . . → Read More: Mars Project – Ask & Explore

101 Things: #17 Own a Pointless Collection

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The only commandments you’ll ever really need

I’ve just finished George Carlin’s “sorta-autobiography” Last Words, and it’s pretty rough reading at times. My first exposure to . . . → Read More: 101 Things: #17 Own a Pointless Collection

101 Things: #37 Make Fire Without Matches

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In theory, starting a fire without matches or a lighter is fairly simple – all you need is the right fuel and a spark. Some will swear by . . . → Read More: 101 Things: #37 Make Fire Without Matches

101 Things: #9 Learn That Instrument

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Michelle Smith – Australia’s only jazz harpist

Some people are born musicians. The first time they picked up a recorder in primary school, a majestic cacophony of melody poured out . . . → Read More: 101 Things: #9 Learn That Instrument