Announcing MartianMine, your source for non-Terran genomic data

We’re pleased to announce the upcoming release of MartianMine, a new Mine focusing primarily on non-Terran organisms, including Martian, Vulcan, Cylon, and Wookiee. While there was strong debate amongst the team, we eventually decided not to include any information about the potato, since it ultimately owes its origins to Earth, rather than Mars.

Exciting features we’ll be adding includes an interactive map of the ‘verse showing the home planet(s) for each of the species, as well as useful non-biological but useful information such as languages and basic cultural primers.

This project is co-funded by the Galactic Imperial Senate and the United Federation of Planets, and is expected to launch on Stardate 4523.3.

Happy April 1st!

(Featured Martian image courtesy of Claudia Heidelberger via Flickr, licence: CC-BY-ND 2.0)




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