Episode 1.1, a reading of A Short History of the Unified Republic of Stars, Chapter 1.
Part the first: two minutes of hate directed at Public Radio host and panel moderator John Hockenberry.
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.
It looks like a setback for scientists attempting to determine which planets are habitable as a common method for determining their compositions is questioned.
A pair of stories written recently detail the problems of traveling to Mars. Radiation came up in each and it’s something we’ve tried to deal with in the URS storyworld.