A map, using the Solar System Simulator v4.0, showing where the spaceship carrying Curiosity is today, in relation to Earth, Mars, the Sun and the rest of the planets in the Solar System.
The next time you’re in Washington DC with your family, why not take a walk through the solar system? It’s not the first to-scale walking model of the solar system in existence (that honor, I think, goes to the Carl Sagan Planet Walk in Ithaca,
Someone has apparently decided to send me literature from the fundamentalist Christian American Family Association; the AFA Journal has begun arriving at my house. The January 2010 issue features a Nazi flag on the front cover, with the caption “The Evil Lives In Secularism” below.