Skip to comments.‘TransFormers’ Could Beam Light Into Permanently Shadowed Craters
Posted on 08/26/2013 2:19:52 PM PDT by BenLurkin
Permanently shadowed craters on the moon or Mercury are one of the most exciting locations to search for water. Because the walls of these craters protect certain spots inside from the rays of the sun, its quite possible for ice to lurk inside of there.
Weve found ice on so-called airless worlds because of this trick of geometry. So how about exploring them? Whats the best way to do so?
The NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts office suggests using TransFormers to get inside these places. No, not the awesome robots you see in the movies, but still something that has a certain degree of complication: multifunctional platforms that can change their shape and function, according to the agency.
(Excerpt) Read more at universetoday.com ...
We knew this.
Is it too late to deny involvement?
Oh, no, it’s never too late to deny.
You might find something there you wouldn’t want to find.............
That wasn't ice, by the way. Froze beer.
“Trick of geometry?”
I’d be interested to know what trick that could possibly be.
A 361 degree circle.
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