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    February 7th Was the Start of a New Year on Mars

    Happy New Year – from Mars.* Itís always mind expanding to think about the passage of time from other perspectives than the ones we are most familiar with.* So letís celebrate that our slightly colder red cousin completed another spin around the sun.* The 36th Martian year began on February 7th, with a noticeable lack …
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    The new year that has come on Mars has become the 36th since the beginning of observations - scientists began to follow the Martian seasons in 1955. The 36th Martian year will last 687 Earth and 668.6 Martian days (Solov).

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    Do I take it that the time chosen for the start of the new year on Mars, is as completely arbitrary as the one chosen on earth?
    A: "Things that are equal to the same are equal to each other"
    B: "The two sides of this triangle are things that are equal to the same"
    C: "If A and B are true, Z must be true"
    D: "If A and B and C are true, Z must be true"
    E: "If A and B and C and D are true, Z must be true"

    Therefore, Z: "The two sides of this triangle are equal to each other"

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