The time to start planning the next large international space mission is now. That mission should be a human mission to Mars. Despite the troubling economic and budgetary times, there is clear support in the U.S. for human Mars exploration.
How many of us during the '70s and '80s grew up wanting to be the next member of the Space Shuttle program? And what is it that today's youth aspire to?
The scope of the event was vast, the presentations compelling and the ideas soaring. These are the mavericks among mavericks and, despite the fact than many will fail to accomplish their current goals, some will lead us to a better- and private- future in space.
Hackathons are quickly gaining recognition outside of the technology community. They attract and foster collaboration among people of different age groups, talents, backgrounds, goals, and geography, but the best part? It doesn't cost you anything to participate and what you gain at the end is priceless.
It's that time of year again--a time of year space fans love! Those of you who saw my posts last year will remember that April 12th is Yuri's Night, t...
The extraction of oil from tar sands may help to meet our global energy needs, but it's an unmitigated disaster for the planet. Science and technology are evidenced-based. Our faith in them is not.
We're geeking out in the What's Trending studio with a huge science-fueled chat, featuring NASA's Flight Director and iconic Mohawk Guy Bobak Ferdowsi, Veritasium's Derek Muller and I Fucking Love Science's Elise Andrew.
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Islamic artists will often break a pattern deliberately, interrupting the order and logic of a design. Geometric forms were thought to embody the divine order of the universe, and art revealed God's true nature through geometric design.
The United Nations International Organization for Migration warns that the number of victims of disasters induced by climate change -- climate refugees -- could rise to as high as one billion people by 2050.
Looking up at the sky and forming images from the stars has been going on for just about as long as human life has existed, but that was only what could be seen from the Earth.
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Pursuing the goals of the U.S. space program presents an extraordinary opportunity for the administration's second-term agenda. A path to a strong manufacturing base, STEM education, advances in clean energy, and ultimately a thriving middle-class, goes through space.
Like my haircuts, my birthdays never turn out just the way I want. Somebody important forgets to call and then I realize this is just a day like any other day in history. The next thing I know I'm two skim lattes into a blog post about my irrelevance in the world.
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In these complex times, are Americans in favor of human exploration of the Mars? The answer is an unequivocal, "Yes." The optimism that we are frequently told is slipping away is still there. It is just waiting for us to start pushing against the boundaries of all that is possible.