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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
Did you get to say hello while our planetary neighbor Mars stopped by for a little tête-à-tête with the earth recently? We enjoyed the closer view of the red planet from our backyard and afterward had a minor earthly adventure. We had locked ourselves out. After some brainstorming, we formed a human totem pole so that our six-year-old daughter at the top could scramble through an open second-story window and unlock the front door for her parents.
When you view life on a cosmic scale, all the fights about a few feet of
earth or a few pieces of printed paper begin to look ridiculous. Imagine
a world where all of us can look through a telescope instead of looking
at a TV! I can't think of a better reality show to gaze at.
noun: The study of the planet Mars.
[From areo- (Mars), from Greek Areaos, from Ares (The Greek equivalent of Mars in classical mythology) + logy (study).]
"There is also (to my tastes) far too much technical discussion of
terraforming and areology, particularly in the first half of the
People change and forget to tell each other. -Lillian Hellman, playwright (1905-1984)