|The Red Planet|
Like millions of other Earthlings, my heart thrilled as Curiosity made improbable contact with the surface of the Red Planet. The upright ape pries open another nut, I thought to myself. Our niche expands again.
|First photos from Curiosi|
|Mt. Sharp : NASA|
|Blasted Martian landscape|
|Polar ice cliffs: NASA/HiRISE Team|
|Are we all Martians? Bobak 'Mohawk Guy' Ferdowsi|
All quotes and much inspiration are from Richard Fortey’s fantastic evolutionary memoir, Life.