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Mar
Mimas and it is 'Death Star' crater as seen by Cassini.Image: NASA/JPL/SPACE SCIENCE INSTITUTEAnybody up for many interplanetary mountaineering? New close-up photos of Saturn's "Dying Star moon" Mimas show the earth's untouched, rugged coves and craters calling out for exploration. Consider strapping in your hiking boots and bouncing over the tree-free, low-gravity landscape, checking the alien moon's best views previously mentioned its pockmarked surface. SEE...
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In August, the geologist Matt Jackson left California together with his wife and 4-year-old daughter for that fjords of northwest Iceland, where they camped because he roamed the outcrops and scree slopes during the day looking for little olive-eco-friendly gemstones known as olivine. Quanta MagazineAbout Original storyreprinted with permission from Quanta Magazine, an editorially independent division from theSimons Foundation whose mission would be to enhance...