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We mirrored NASA TV. Peek into the control room as the Opportunity rover lands on the Red Planet. Water has been called the elixir of life but was there ever water on Mars? Explore this and other questions about possible Martian life. From science fiction and toys to invasion of Mars movies, we'll take a look at how martians have inspired our imaginations. On Mars, would a Frisbee fris? Would a boom box boom? Exploratorium scientist Paul Doherty demonstrates how Marss gravity would affect our toys and gadgets. With Special Guest Dr. Robert Full!
Witness robots that scurry, cockroach-like, over walls and other obstacles. Get a sneak peek behind UC Berkeleys Poly-PEDAL Lab, a hotbed of Bay Area robotics innovation.
We'll check in with scientists at JPL and find out what unexpected discoveries they've made in the first two weeks of observation. We'll check in with scientists at JPL and find out what unexpected discoveries they've made in the first two weeks of observation. Explore how Mars has been perceived from antiquity to Galileo to the present. Dr. Paul Doherty "discovered" Martian snowflakes by creating them in the lab. Join him as he discusses ice on Mars and its possible manifestations in astronomical phenomena.
Explore the myths and misconceptions about Mars, from little green men to Orson Welless infamous "War of the Worlds" broadcast.