Learn all about Carl Sagan's "Meat Planet" in this amazingly strange parody of his old show Cosmos. Here's just a taste: "On an average day, Mt. Sustenance pours out lovely melted pork in vast amounts."
In 1996, just months before he died, astronomer/astrophysicist/author Carl Sagan recorded this message to future colonists living on Mars.
Very interesting to hear 16 years later, in the light of Curiosity's landing, and cuts jeopardizing our national space programs.
Hopefully a few politicians are listening to his words of wisdom.