News from Mars, chemical analysis of soil, Scientists "Flabbergasted"

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  1. Dark_Convoy

    Dark_Convoy Old Bastard Veteran

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    Area in quote box was all coming in live from a press conference and being posted at the baut forums.

    http://www.bautforum.com/space-exploration/74917-phoenix-mars-8.html

    Here are the first articles on the subject:

    http://www.abcnews.go.com/Technology/story?id=5255072&page=1

    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/25396378/

    http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/2008/06/26/20080626mars0626ONL.html

     
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  2. nkelsch

    nkelsch Do you know this Icon? TFW2005 Supporter

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    Let's shoot a rocket full of seeds at mars and see what grows.
     
  3. Beastbot X

    Beastbot X The Toad Knows.

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    Okay, the past few times you've posted about Mars stuff I have to admit I was like "So what?", but THIS is pretty cool news. Let's grow some Martian asparagus!
     
  4. Smasher

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    Interesting news!

    So, the mixture of elements is there.
    I really didn't expect to hear that.
     
  5. rattrap007

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    Flabbergasted? And I had my money on them simply being bewildered, confounded, or perplexed, but not flabbergasted.
     
  6. RoboticPlanet

    RoboticPlanet Exclusively Exclusive

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    My dreams of becoming a wealthy asparagus farmer have just become interplanetary.
     
  7. Blunticon

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    If you can grow some hemp there, the soil is good!
     
  8. Ops_was_a_truck

    Ops_was_a_truck JOOOLIE ANDREWWWWWS!!!!!!

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    That's it.

    I'm moving to Mars and starting a farm. I think the Utopia Planetia farm has a nice ring to it.
     
  9. Brandon

    Brandon This is important work.

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    That's awesome. Promising news as far as being able to grow things on the planet.
     
  10. Pravus Prime

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    Why be an Asparagus farmer on Mars when you can make real Mars Bars?
     
  11. Drake

    Drake Smooth Is Smooth Baby

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    Maybe if we grow tomatoes and spinach on Mars we can get them without all the extra salmonella.

    BUT what was REALLY in the soil sample? You guessed it. Frank Stallone.

    [​IMG]
     
  12. Obvious Prime

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    LOL.

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