space colonization

How Do We Colonize Ceres?

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

3 years ago

Most of the Solar System Should be a Protected Wilderness. One-Eighth Left for Mining and Resource Exploitation

A new study by an astrophysicist and a professor of ethics takes a look at the future of humanity in…

3 years ago

Gateway Foundation Shows off Their Plans for an Enormous Rotating Space Station

The Gateway Foundation is looking to build a rotating space station in orbit. And thanks to Elon Musk and his…

4 years ago

Honey, Where’s the Space Sperm? It’s in Low-Earth Orbit, Dear

It's always wise to be prepared for a disaster, but space sperm is taking it a little too far. Having…

4 years ago

The Future of Space Colonization – Terraforming or Space Habitats?

At NASA's Planetary Science Vision 2050 Workshop, which took place last week, some interesting concepts for terraforming Mars and space…

6 years ago

Colonizing the Outer Solar System

This episode continues our team up with Fraser Cain to look at Colonizing the Solar System, we move from the…

6 years ago

Chinese Space Baby Research Lands In Mongolia

China claims success in an experiment designed to test mammalian reproductive cell development in low-gravity.

6 years ago

Beyond “Fermi’s Paradox” II: Questioning the Hart-Tipler Conjecture

Welcome back to our Fermi Paradox series, where we take a look at possible resolutions to Enrico Fermi's famous question,…

7 years ago

Plausibility Check – Habitable Planets around Red Giants

[/caption] While planets orbiting twin stars are a staple of science fiction, another is having humans live on planets orbiting…

12 years ago