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Fraser
2012-Mar-07, 07:50 PM
Mars orbiters, rovers and landers have all captured devils in action before. But this latest shot is a whopper (to speak in the vernacular of the peasantry…*) – not to mention incredibly awesome! The HiRISE camera (High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment) on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has taken an image of an afternoon whirlwind on [...]

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Buttercup
2012-Mar-07, 09:32 PM
All together now, join in:

Oh give me a home
Where the dust devils roam

Where the rovers and orbiters play!

Where never is heard a discouraging word
And the skies are not bright blue all day...

:D

publiusr
2012-Mar-09, 11:09 PM
And if you look real hard, you see Bill Paxton and Marvin the martian trying to put TOTO in its path...