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Life on Mars - New Explorations
NASA Diligently Searching
What's Underground on Mars?
NASA scientists have a fascinating and very innovative theory. They're exploring the possibility that some forms of life could be supported underground and inside caves on Mars. They believe there's a chance that water may exist underground to support life on the Red Planet.
In July 2020 NASA will launch its Mars 2020 rover with a mission to search for life on the Red Planet. It will touch down on the Martian surface on the targeted date of February 18, 2021 at a location called Jezero Crater. NASA calls the area one of the most scientifically interesting landscapes on Mars.
Search for Water and Life
Jezero Crater was once home to an ancient river delta that may contain signs of microbial life. The possibility exists that there is water underground on Mars. Exploring for water and life is rover's big mission. The rover will join lander InSight that recently detected seismic activity on Mars. In fact, hundreds of Marsquakes in the past year were detected by InSight. The cost of NASA's July 2020 space mission to Mars is $2 billion. NASA's rover will be joined by the European Space Agency's ExoMars rover with a Mars landing scheduled for March 2021. Literally, billions of dollars are being spent by NASA and the European Space Agencyto search for any signs of life on Mars, which they are betting is a real possibility.
Robot, Cut My Lawn Source: Husqvarna Mowers Robo Mowers Powered by Batteries - No Gas It's at the top of my robotic wish list. A robot lawn mower. No astronomical bills and upselling from lawn service companies. Just a nicely cut lawn and no hassles. Innovation seems to be knocking at the front door with news on robotic mowers. Green Robots at the Cutting Edge There's a slew of new robot mowers. Models include Worx Landroid for smaller lawns, Honda that cuts and feeds lawns, Robomow for all-purpose mowing and Husqvarna that's loaded with cell & GPS tech. These mowers aren't cheap. Prices range from $1000 to $3500. They're powered by rechargeable batteries so they're quiet. You pay more for online enhancements. And, if your lawn is loaded with trees and hills, your robot mower is going to be a lot more expensive. Grass Vacuums Robot mowers look a lot like big robot vacuums such as iRobot's Roomba. They roam and groom your lawn. Their
Amazon Book Promotion Source: Amazon Special Deep Discount for a Limited Time I'm pleased to announce that Kindle and Amazon are beginning a promotion on journalist Edward Kane's book "SPACE 2020's: WHAT'S UP THERE?". Starting May 27 through May 30, the book goes on sale for $3.99. That is a deep discount off the regular price of $6.99. And, on May 31 through June 2 8AM PDT, it will be selling for $4.99. It then returns to its regular price of $6.99 Great Deals on a Great Resource If you enjoy learning about WHAT'S UP THERE? in space, you'll love the book and find it a great resource on the top space missions and very recent space discoveries of the 2020's. Here's a link for access to the book ASIN: B087DV4DZ6 And for access to Ed's Amazon Author's Page, click here amazon.com/author/ekane I co-authored the books with Ed. ... ...
New Invention: Tablet Toothpaste "Change Toothpaste" Source: Change Toothpaste Potentially Cuts 900 Million Plastic Toothpaste Tube Throwaways Per Year Tubes of toothpaste aren't something you think about but their impact on the global environment is hugely negative. 900 million toothpaste tubes are discarded into oceans and landfills globally every year. Importantly, it takes 500 years for them to breakdown, which means virtually every toothpaste tube created is still discarded someplace in the world. And, the tubes, which contain multiple layers of plastic, polymers and resins, can't be recycled. A company headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta Canada just came up with a solution in the form of tablet toothpaste. "Paste with No Waste" Entrepreneurs Mike Medicoff and Damien Vince are the inventors and founders of CHANGE Toothpaste. Their tablet toothpaste is an all natural vegan substance that works just like toothpaste but has no harsh chemic