The Week in Geek: You are your potato chips

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A time lapse video of the Mars rover Spirit’s entire journey on Mars.

For you literary types: was Jane Austen poisoned by arsenic?

Record-setting biggest (and baddest) black holes discovered.

Scientists study grey wolves in Yellowstone to predict how animals will respond to climate change.

An amazing gallery of science and technology photos that have appeared in LIFE magazine’s pages.

How crab shells might lead to flexible computer screens.

What your choice of potato chip says about your social class.

Twelve things that you may or may not want to see under a microscope.

And in the spirit of the holidays, The Atlantic is hosting an advent calendar with Hubble images. The next best thing to chocolate in my book.

Your weekend assignment, should you choose to accept it, it to geek out over the total lunar eclipse. In person or online. Bonus phenomenon for those of you out west.

The Week in Geek: You are your potato chips

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