• CURIOSITY

    cu·ri·os·i·ty [kyoor-ee-os-i-tee]

    Definition:

    1.[noun] a state in which you want to learn more about something  Synonyms: wonder

    2.[noun] something unusual  Synonyms: curio, oddity, oddment, peculiarity, rarity

    Curiosity — Robot Geologist and Chemist in One!

    Well, there couldn’t be a better word to describe the Mars Science Laboratory, which is on the final stages of its flight to Mars.

    Brush up on all your Curiosity trivia at http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msl/mission/

    What I learned: Curiosity weighs 900 kilograms, or about 2,000 pounds and has less than 800,000 miles to the finish line – a heavyweight champion on a ultra-marathon!

    Adi
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