Undergraduate student firing the "Betsy Gun" during an Exploration & Environmental Geophysics (EPSc 454) field exercise on active-source seismic exploration.
A canyon in the American west? No, a false-color image of "'Cape St. Vincent,' one of the many promontories that jut out from the walls of Victoria Crater, Mars."
Ice stalagmites in a cold cave - 15 degrees.
Ejecta from an unnamed crater on Mars as viewed by NASA's High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE).
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Photo of the Week

September 17, 2014: Meteorites from Morocco on display at the 77th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society in Casablanca, Morocco
On the left are two pieces of the most recent lunar meteorite to be recognized, Oued Awlitis 001.  There's a good story to go with the finding of this meteorite; read it here.  The photographer, a lunatic, wasn't paying attention to the attractive meteorite on the right, which is almost certainly an ordinary chondrite..
Photo by Randy Korotev
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