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For this week, we covered:
- Lucy's Daughter - Six years later, archeologists have unveiled the oldest, most complete fossil of the 'missing link.'
- Here's Lookin' at You, Kid - After three decades, the European Space Agency's Mars Express probe gives new angles and new origins to the infamous 'face on Mars.'
Could some new ways of looking at the interactions of Cosmic Microwave Background photons disprove the central pillar of inflationary cosmology?
The Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB). Each change in color is a difference of 1 part in 100,000. More info on the CMB can be found here.
We also have links to the research paper and the easier to understandspace.com article.
The Farse on Mars:
Zooming in (Viking 1 orbiter images):
(Mars Global Surveyor images)
(ESA's Mars Express images)