Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Here are a few things news topics in astrobiology/planetary/climate science that I’m thankful for:
3… The Phobos-Grunt spacecraft has started phoning home! This doesn’t necessarily mean the mission is saved, and it may even be past the point where a fully functional spacecraft could reach Mars, but this is a case where “no news is BAD news.” Things have changed for the better over the last 48 hours or so.
2… Scientists that continue to pursue the worthy endeavor of climate change science. They steadily improve our understanding of what our future climate holds for us – and what