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Guide to Space

What is a Generation Ship?

The concept of a Generation Ship is a time-honored one, but is it the best way to send an interstellar…

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Who was Aristotle?

In the history of science, few scholars have as much of an enduring influence as classical philosopher Aristotle, whose theories…

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Messier 94 – the Cat’s Eye Galaxy

Located in the constellation Canes Venatici, roughly 15 million light years from Earth, is the spiral galaxy known as the…

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How Do We Colonize Ceres?

How might humanity go about establishing a colony on Ceres, the largest object in the Main Asteroid Belt?

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Messier 93 – the NGC 2447 Open Star Cluster

Located about 3,600 light-years from Earth in the constellation Puppis is the open star cluster known as Messier 93.

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What Will It Take To Feed A Million People On Mars?

In 2017, Elon Musk laid out his grand sweeping plans for the future of SpaceX, the company that would take…

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Messier 92 – the NGC 6341 Globular Cluster

Located in the Hercules constellation, roughly 26,700 light-years from Earth, is the globular cluster known as Messier 92.

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Better Than Earth? Are There Superhabitable Worlds In The Milky Way?

I’ve said many times in the past that the Earth is the best planet in the Universe. No matter where…

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Want To Explore Mars? Send Humans To The Moons Of Mars First: Phobos And Deimos

Humans to Mars. That’s the plan right? The problem is that sending humans down to the surface of Mars is…

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Bringing Mars To Earth. The Plans For a Mars Sample Return Mission

One of the great accomplishments of the Apollo missions was to bring home hundreds of kilograms of lunar rock. Suddenly,…

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