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Hub Cap on Mars

  Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona   NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO, not to be confused with the rare and mysterious MOD they are always looking for in Lowes) has taken a picture of a strange object on the surface of … Continue reading

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Making Contact – Epilog

Mr. Hansen could see that the lights were on and the blinds were open in the computer center when he turned into the parking lot. He was glad because that would mean that there would be someone to share the … Continue reading

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Making Contact – Chapter Four

Jan got to work thirty minutes early the next morning. She had not slept well. Thoughts bounced back and forth. Hackers? It had to be. But what about the eight-hour message? Was that a stunt, too? She didn’t think so. … Continue reading

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Making Contact – Chapter Three

Taylor was leaning back against the workbench, arms folded across his chest, considering Jan who was standing in the middle of the room, arms folded across her chest, gripping herself protectively. “I don’t know what to do with you, Jan. … Continue reading

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Making Contact – Chapter Two

Three Years Later… “Mr. Arnold, you’ve got a call from a Jan Rogers.  She say she’s with the ETL project.  I thought that was shut down.” “Rogers?  Who?” “Jan Rogers.” Mr. Arnold looked hard at the corner where two walls … Continue reading

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Making Contact – Chapter One

Jan sat in the corner wedged up against the corn plant and kept her head down. One by one the other employees went into the director’s office. One by one they came out and headed for the exit door, heads … Continue reading

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