This is an astronomy story that comes up only once in a blue moon, like on Friday. Maybe.
Two North Texas men want to be part of a program to send earthlings to Mars and colonize it. They are among 200,000 people from around the world who signed up to participate in “Mars One.”
Dozens of people gathered at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas early Tuesday morning to see the first of a series of eclipses so rare it usually happens only once every several hundred years.
The more astronomers look for other worlds, the more they find that it’s a crowded and crazy cosmos.