Google lands on Mars

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Google lands on Mars

Google has added another body to its planetary roster with the launch of Google Mars – an extraterrestrial resource which allows punters to have a shufti at probe launch sites, mountains, plains and canyons, among other exciting features.

Rather disturbingly, though, the surface of the Red Planet is rendered by default as a “shaded relief map colour-coded by altitude”, which actually resembles the output of one of those 1960s oil wheel projectors or, might we suggest, the output of a standard 100-watt bulb when viewed on LSD*.

Read the complete story here. (The Register)

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