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The Lost and Found Tourist in Iceland

Maps & DirectionsOn Wednesday while driving in the Mountains north of Los Angeles, I heard an interesting story on the news which took place last weekend with a tourist to Iceland. The tourist ended up joining in the search for a missing woman after a member of her bus party went missing, and after many hours of a huge search was able to help track the woman down when she realized it was herself they were looking for.

The woman was declared missing from a party touring the Eldgja volcanic region in south Iceland after getting off the party's bus to freshen up. She had hopped off the bus briefly, and changed her clothes - and her fellow travelers did not recognize her when came back on the bus.

Soon a search began for the missing woman along with a… Read More »

Why did NASA spend $2.5 Billion Dollars on a mission to Mars?

curiosity_nasa.jpgSeveral days ago the world was gripped with excitement as NASA’s Curiosity Rover on a $2.5 Billion mission made its descent and landed on Mars. Many years of research, billions of tax dollars, and hundreds of scientists and technicians have been hard at work developing this amazing research vehicle.

According to NASA, now that it is on the surface, the rover will be able to roll over obstacles up to 29 inches high and travel up to 295 feet per hour. The rover carries the biggest, most advanced suite of instruments for scientific research ever sent to the Martian surface. The rover will analyze samples scooped from the soil and drilled from rocks. The rover's onboard laboratory will study rocks, soils, and the local geologic setting… Read More »

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