MSL Flight director Keith Comeaux, right, celebrates with Martin Greco after a successful landing inside the Spaceflight Operations Facility for NASA's Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity rover at Jet Propulsion Laboratory on August 5, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Brian van der Brug-Pool/Getty Images)
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The dramatic landing of the Mars rover Curiosity earlier this week is one of the big science stories of the summer.
Maggie Koerth-Baker, science editor of BoingBoing.net and Ivan Semeniuk, chief of correspondents for the journal Nature, will join The Daily Circuit Friday to talk about what this achievement means for science in America, and for space exploration.
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After we taped the Friday Roundtable, I asked the panelists what we should pick up at the farmer’s market this weekend. Stephanie Meyer recommends morels. Amy Thielen says to buy dandelion greens if you can find them. Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s a fan of rhubarb: Here’s what you can do with rhubarb. I like to cook…