The grandest ambitions of the human race require always more, and so we imagine living out among the stars, or at the very least on other planets.
Some weeks it can be tricky to find a way into the science news that might be of interest to those outside the specific community of investigation. But not this week.
Measuring the return of investment in inspiration is challenging.
People who might otherwise be complaining about an extra 10 minutes added to their commute were suddenly contemplating a journey that would take longer than all of recorded human history.
Socially speaking, as opposed to orations in solipsism, it can be quite alienating to bring up the promises and perils of alien life, especially in the middle of a serious conversation. By aliens, I do not mean our fellow human beings who rarely ever garner the support of rabid nationalists anywhere. Imagine the late Jean […]