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Rebus: Where Words and Images Meet: Astronomy

In the world of the Arts and Sciences, we value words and things. And we value the interplay of both to gain meaning, insights, and new perspectives. Though we offer no puzzles here, in this inaugural edition of REBUS, we do offer various observations on

The Trip tp Mars

Like the Atlantic, space is also a great barrier to be crossed over and while in its midst, survival is a question rather than a foregone conclusion.

Discussion Questions

1. What part does water play in planning a trip to Mars?

2. The author of this article made an extended analogy to the journey to Mars with Columbus and the colonization of the "New World." Can you think of another analogy?