Space

Space, the final frontier. If humans are going to become a multi-planet species for the sake of our long term survival, we need to understand space, how to travel through it, and settle on other worlds. To boldly go where no one has gone before.

Blog: FAA Offers Private Property In Space Solution

Private property, as it stands now thanks to an almost 50 year old treaty, is impossible. But people are thinking of ways around it. Is this good or should we just scrap the treaty?

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm February 3, 2015 Tags: , , , ,
1.1 – A Short History – The New Space Race

Episode 1.1, a reading of A Short History of the Unified Republic of Stars, Chapter 1.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm September 7, 2014 Tags: , , , , , , ,
Blog: World Science Festival: Alien Life: Will We Know It When We See It? Part I

Part the first: two minutes of hate directed at Public Radio host and panel moderator John Hockenberry.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm June 5, 2014 Tags: , , , ,
Blog: Are Habitable Exoplanets Bad News?

With the discovery of an Earth-sized habitable in its star’s “goldilocks” zone, the question some are asking is, “Why haven’t we discovered alien life yet?” Some speculate a planet like this might be proof that advanced civilizations just can’t survive The Great Filter.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm May 1, 2014 Tags: , , , ,
Blog: False Signs of Life?

It looks like a setback for scientists attempting to determine which planets are habitable as a common method for determining their compositions is questioned.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm April 29, 2014 Tags: , ,