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Free Verse Poem: Space

Free verse is a form of poetry without rules of form, rhythm, meter, of rhyme. Here is my free verse poem about space. What do

July 10, 2013 Uncategorized

Thermal imaging

One of my research goals at HI-SEAS is to take spherical panoramas of various parts of the hab in thermal infrared (or what one of

July 09, 2013 Uncategorized

My Mars Rap: The Selection

Continuing with my poetry challenge – this week’s form was a real challenge: rap or spoken word.  I have no musical talent and I certainly can’t

July 02, 2013 Uncategorized

Kate Greene’s Correspondent’s Diary

All downhill from here AND on the 60th day there was much rejoicing. Candies, crackers, five-year gouda, flashing lights and an eclectic mix of music.

June 28, 2013 Uncategorized

My Shape Poem: Habitat

A shape poem is a poetic form where the words form a visible picture on the page. The shape usually reflects the subject of the

June 26, 2013 Uncategorized

Kate’s Latest Discover Magazine Field Notes 6/21

A Day in the Life of a Fake Astronaut [Video] This week Kate put together an audio slideshow to give you a sense of what

June 22, 2013 Uncategorized

Lava tubes!

We discovered a lot of lava tube skylights of all shapes and sizes near our habitat, and were actually able to enter one of them

June 19, 2013 Uncategorized

My Mars Proverbs

A proverb is a poetic form that uses rhyme, rhythm, and metaphors to provide vivid imagery and to teach moral lessons. Here are three proverbs

June 17, 2013 Uncategorized

Kate’s latest Discover Magazine Field Notes 06/14

In Hawaii, as on Mars, Lava Tubes Hide Secrets Beneath the Surface Most of our time on this simulated Mars mission is spent inside a

June 17, 2013 Uncategorized

A Mars Limerick

A limerick is a poem with five lines and is often whimsical. Lines 1, 2 and 5 rhyme with each other and lines 3 and

June 15, 2013 Uncategorized