A commentary on how science is being combated by the crazy ideas that are allowed to be given media attention an how we might encourage society to get back to understanding scientific method and applying it.
There is real science that you can contribute to right now, just with a smart phone or computer and your brain. You don’t need a PHD in astrophysics or cosmology or anything else, just some pattern recognition skills and a desire to contribute to a better understanding of the universe.
The International Space Station is due for retirement from 2024 when no one has yet committed any funds for its continued use. This articles reviews what options might then be available after 2024 to replace the current functions.
What would we need to do to motivate people to go to Mars?
As a continuation of the theme we have been looking at recently we explore the kinds of traits we would want in the main group of settlers that go to Mars and what we might be able to do know to influence this.