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In preparation for the 2004 landing of the Mars Exploration Rovers, NASA engineers and scientists tested their remote operation procedures using a rover called FIDO (field integrated design & operations rover). Our remote team traveled to the desert test site to see what they learned in the desert and what they hoped to learn on Mars.
Project: Return to Mars | Browse All
Date: August 19, 2002
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science, Geology/Eath Science
In 1963 Benoit Mandelbrot introduced the fractal concept. Fractals are shapes or behaviors that have similar properties at all levels of magnification. Just as the sphere is a concept that unites raindrops, basketballs and Mars, so fractal is a concept that unites clouds, coastlines, plants and strange attractors.
Dr. Mandelbrot dropped in for a visit during our 2001 series of webcasts about Antarctica. We took some time out from the freezing cold to interview him.
Project: Origins: Antarctica - Scientific Journeys from McMurdo to the Pole | Browse All
Date: December 14, 2001
Category: History of Science