Lots of Ice Water on Mars

Water is necessary for human survival. There’s lots of water on Mars: Giant glaciers buried under the surface of Mars at much lower latitudes than any previously known ice are a potential source of drinking water for future astronauts. The discovery, made using ground-penetrating radar on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, offers new possibilities in the […]

Excessive Water Use

We received a notice today from the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District that we are guilty of “excessive” water usage. Apparently, some water was seen running off our lawn. Or something. We’re still not exactly sure–the notice we received doesn’t fit the description given when my wife called in to ask about it. But never […]