Star Trek in France ? La bonne blague

It is indeed a good joke…. In my homecountry, it is quite common to meet huge Star Wars fans. But Star Trek, while being a cultural phenomenon in the US 50 years after the first episodes were shown on television, is very little known besides a few images such as mr Spock and his pointed…

APOD celebrates Opportunity’s Decade on Mars

To the Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) : ” On January 25 (UT) 2004, the Opportunity rover fell to Mars, making today the 10th anniversary of its landing. “ ” After more than 3,500 sols (Mars solar days) the golf cart-sized robot from Earth is still actively exploring the Red Planet, though its original mission plan was…