Alternative Landscapes

By Carl Zimmer | November 6, 2009 4:47 pm

Leave it to the Boston Globe’s Big Picture to pick out a staggering portfolio of pictures of Mars.

CATEGORIZED UNDER: Life Elsewhere

Comments (5)

  1. tresmal

    AWESOME! I so wish I could go there. All it would take is 50+ years of life extension and a 7 order of magnitude drop in the price. (Keeps fingers crossed.)

  2. Those are beautiful!

    I felt just a tiny bit homesick by the end though. Wired has the cure for that today here: HREF=”http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2009/11/islands-space/”>Out of the Blue: Islands Seen From Space.

  3. At first glance, I thought I was looking at clown fish packed closely together. So much for perception.

  4. Mona Albano

    It looks like pillow lava.

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