The (Marian) Call of Mars

The (Marian) Call of Mars

The (Marian) Call of Mars

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April 6 2009 12:00 PM

The (Marian) Call of Mars

I love many things in the 'verse, but two of them are Mars and Marian Call. And Steven Hammond, a JPL Solar System Ambassador, has combined them both: he made a video of Mars images set to the tune Good Old Girls by Marian.


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Nice! The song wasn't originally about Mars, it was about... well, I'll let you figure it out. If you can't, ask a Battlestar fan. Though I think there is definitely some Serenity overlap going on there too.

Steven has a high-res version of the movie for download as well. If you're a teacher, this might be a good way to get your students interested in astronomy... especially if they already like Battlestar!