astroengine writes: "While looking for a safe place to weather the cold Martian winter, the rover Opportunity spied a subtle yet intriguing feature on the edge of the giant Endeavour crater: a bright vein of light-toned rock piercing the ruddy, rocky surface of a large rise called Cape York. The vein (dubbed "Homestake") may prove to be hard evidence of phyllosilicates — minerals formed in the presence of a watery environment. In short, Opportunity may have found its "Holy Grail.""
"All the people are so happy now, their heads are caving in. I'm glad they
are a snowman with protective rubber skin"
-- They Might Be Giants