Tunguska anyone? No, this isn’t X-Files trivia. NASA is awaiting the results from tests on a cloud of extraterrestrial dust left after a large meteor blasted across the skies of Canada. The last major meteor event was in June of 1908, when a major explosion rocked the skies above Siberia, near the Tunguska River. More over at Wired. But did they find any black oil?
It seems that the hope for the Polar Lander is slim at best. Still, it would be a minor coup for NASA if they could establish contact. Morale on the Mars team has to be pretty shaky. More on the efforts of NASA and Stanford from CNN.