Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Celestial Bodies...of Water?

Though myth of canals has run dry
did Mars once have water supply?

Give presses the brakes--

there might have been lakes!

In dreams, life on Mars will not die

This illustration of reconstructed Mars landscape shows the
presumed Shalbatana lake on Mars as it might have looked
roughly 3.4 billion years ago. Image credit: G. Di Achille,
University of Colorado. Read the article at


Brian Churilla said...

Dig this one. Love that pic, too.

surly hack said...

Yeah, finally a limerick that isn't about an old movie! But it's so cool that scientist's are keeping the possibility of life on Mars "alive". Just think of all the classic sf and fantasy books that hang in the balance.