"Staying put means death"

"Staying put means death - it is true physically, true spiritually and true intellectually."

In this three minute video Mars scientist Nathalie Cabrol defends the importance of exploration, especially when times are hard.

The end of the video may just bring you out of your seat.

Cabrol's stirring defense of boundary-pushing brought to my mind the first line Robin Robertson's poem "Apart:" "We are drawn to edges, to our own parapets and sea-walls...."

Have a great weekend.