In space no-one can hear me scream at my TV, so beam me up, skattie

While we’re being depressed by the antics of our politicians, scientists are quietly performing miracles every day

The landing of Nasa’s Perseverance rover on Mars was good to watch, by which I mean there was almost nothing to see. ..

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