A Limerick A Day


A mosaic image of the region on Mars where the presumed water (in blue) is. 

They’ve found water under the ice
On Mars, so will this entice
Us to launch a new race
And journey to space
And live in a red paradise?

John Moynes

Image:: USGS Astrogeology Science Center

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10 thoughts on “A Limerick A Day

  1. Spaghetti Hoop

    That image does look like a sweet wrapper floating in a puddle – nice optical illusion.
    The Mars One project – is that still happening? The plan to settle 100 or so humans there in 2025. Imagine only having six years left on Earth. Hope they keep in touch anyway.

  2. Martco

    will never understand the obsession with colonising Mars…there’s as good a chance of setting up Moonbase Alpha out of Space 1999

  3. Andyourpointiswhatexactly?

    It’s slightly creepy to rhyme the word paradise with ice. Sounds a bit oleaginous parish priest-y.
    No offence, obvs: lovin’ the work.

      1. Janet, I ate my avatar

        Thanks Papi
        I’m reading Footnotes right now by Vybarr Cregan Reid, it’s inspirational
        rediscovered Chapters and their low prices !

        1. mildred st meadowlark

          I’d forgotten Chapters. Next time I’m in town I must nip in. It’s been ages. As in, 5 years or so.

          1. Janet, I ate my avatar

            it’s cheap ! well there’s a sale on
            I staggered out of there with a haul

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