Thought for the month

“A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn; it can be stabbed to death by a quip and worried to death by a frown on the right man’s brow.” Ovid, Roman Poet (43 BC – 17 AD).

Friday, 8 March 2019

Oppy dies on Mars

Rover over, One dead?
Last month NASA declared that after nearly 15 years of successfully trundling around Mars the exploration rover nicknamed "Oppy" had ceased to function. A far less auspicious Martian enterprise may also have come to an end with Mars One Ventures AG entering administration. The proposed reality TV funded project to send people to Mars may sadly linger on through a new investor.

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