As the central valley bakes on, will we have to move the Sierra ski season…

… all the way to Mars? Doesn’t this sound appealing, my fellow parched-and-sweltering Californians?

MarsPhoenix: The low temp here has hit -90C (-130F) in recent days,… As temps go down, I use more of my limited power to keep heaters on. Brr!

Further, the Phoenix Lander says this is how it saw the snow, on Lidar:


Looks better than those economic graphs in the news lately, doesn’t it? Heck, the way things are heating up elsewhere in the US nowadays, we may want to move as far as Mars anyway…

[Hat-tip: Amygdala]

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