Well… We have a new number for the Astronomical Unit, the distance between Earth and the Sun. But in the long run, how will this effect anything?
A USC graduate student has made a proposal to place a super computer on the moon to handle data processing and communications with our probes around the solar system. But is putting it on the moon really the best option?
James Cameron and a few other underachievers have announced plans to mine asteroids in space. But the state of property law in space is… up in the air. How would you encourage space entrepreneurship?
It’s nice to be reminded from time to time that beyond all the storytelling elements about space, space itself is pretty damned impressive.
Technologist and Storyteller Mark Harris takes a look at a kind of microscopic life form that might just be cut out to be the real interplanetary explorers. Certainly a better natural fit for the job than humans are.