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Step into the Twilight Zone: Day 36, Experiment Ends!

On May 19, 2005, NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit captured this stunning view as the Sun sank below the rim of Gusev crater on Mars. This Panoramic Camera mosaic was taken around 6:07 in the evening of the rover's 489th Martian day, or sol.

March 12, 2013 — Katie Worth

Step into the Twilight Zone: Day 25, or A Walk Through Santiago's Witching Hour

“The witching hour, someone had once whispered to her, was a special moment in the middle of the night when every child and every grown-up was in a deep deep sleep, and all the dark things came out from hiding and had the world all to themselves.” Roald Dahl, “The BFG,” about five minutes before the protagonist is kidnapped by a giant.

February 26, 2013 — Katie Worth

Step into the Twilight Zone: Day 1

Editor’s note: Researchers exploring Mars via rover and satellite have to adapt to the longer day on the Red Planet. Katie Worth, whose Can Earthlings Adapt to the Longer Day on Mars?

February 1, 2013 — Katie Worth

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