NASA’s Opportunity rover captured spectacular views of Mars
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Oct. 10, 2011Thomas Sargent, 68, a professor at Princeton University, won the Nobel economics prize on Monday for research that sheds light on the cause-and-effect relationship between the economy and policy instruments such as interest rates and government spending. He shares this prize with Julio Cortez/AP
NASA tried one last time to contact its record-setting Mars rover Opportunity, but declared it dead on Feb. 13, 2019, 15 years after arriving at the Red Planet. The solar-powered rover has been silent for eight months, victim of one of the most intense dust storms in decades.