SETI bioastro: Fw: The Mars Space Race

Date: Wed Dec 17 2003 - 14:31:42 PST

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    Will it be the collapsible bin, the nibless pen, or the leak-proof swimming mask? Craig Doyle presents the Live Final of Innovation Nation tonight and will declare which of the three final inventions is Britain's favourite new Innovation. There’s still time to vote for your winner, by phone or by text message:
    Phone: 09011 90 44 55, calls will cost 10p.
    Text: IN PEN, IN BIN, or IN SWIM to 81222. Texts will be charged at your standard network rate.
    Find out who wins tonight: Innovation Nation, Wednesday 17 December, 8pm, BBC One. Go to:

    Arriving on 25 December 2003, British-built Lander Beagle 2 will land on Mars and begin its exciting voyage on the surface of the Red Planet. It looks like it could be a bumpy ride – there are dust storms currently over Mars and Scientists cannot tell if the Beagle will land safely. You can find out more about the Mars and the Beagle 2 on the BBC Science Space website. Go to:

    Keep up to date with the latest Mars Express developments on the BBC News site in the Race to Mars section. Go to:

    Radio 4 brings you the light-hearted quiz about inventions and innovations. Chris Stuart presides over the science contest, with Lewis Wolpert and Adam Hart-Davis joined by vulcanologist Janet Sumner and cosmochemist Caroline Smith. Inspiration!, Wednesday 17 December, 1:30pm, Radio 4. Go to:

    You can listen to the previous week’s episode online on the Radio 4 website. Last week's episode featured an invisibility coat and a bionic bra! Go to:

    Is time travel possible? In Horizon's Time Trip, the programme investigates professionals who believe that they’ve invented a time machine (although it weighs half the mass of the galaxy), and meets an amateur who has even made his own. Horizon – Time Trip, Thursday 18 December, 9pm, BBC Two. Go to:

    For a complete list of this week's BBC science and nature programmes, go to:

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