Jeffrey Kluger

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What the Curiosity Rover Can Teach Us About Mars — And Earth

Communicating with a Mars probe can be a little like talking to the dead. Depending upon how far apart Mars and Earth are at any given moment, it will take anywhere from 4 to 20 minutes for a light-speed radio signal to traverse the distance. What’s breaking news or an imminent danger when the spacecraft sends out its signal can be …