Space is more turbulent than it first appears. Space weather, specifically radiation and plasma emanating from our Sun, can affect Earth’s habitability. It can also…
Space is more turbulent than it first appears. Space weather, specifically radiation and plasma emanating from our Sun, can affect Earth’s habitability. It can also…View More How well can we forecast space weather?
One of the great benefits of engaging with space is being able to look back on our own planet. Earth observation is an active area…View More How does one commercialize Earth observation?
Stars are dynamic entities. They emit radiation and charged particles that affect the planets that orbit them. This “space weather” is thus an important factor…View More How does stars’ radioactivity affect the habitability of nearby planets?
Robotic emissaries explore the universe for us. Whether traveling to our moon, to other planets, or beyond the solar system, robots are sometimes much more…View More How will robotic exploration of the universe evolve?
Astrobiology is a relatively recent area of study that investigates the origin and evolution of life in the universe. It combines perspectives from many disciplines…View More What’s it like working as an astrobiologist?
One of the most interesting worlds in this solar system is Titan, the largest moon of Saturn. It has a climate that in some ways…View More What do we know about Titan, Saturn’s largest moon?
If Facebook and Elon Musk’s ambitions to directly connect human brains to machines are any indication, it seems we will become increasingly dependent on smart…View More How will human augmentation affect sustainability?
The space industry is booming and startups are flourishing. How does one go about devising a plan for entering the industry? We spoke with Simon…View More How do you enter the space industry?
Other worlds are far away. If humanity is to become an interplanetary or interstellar species, how will humans make it so far? Some proposals include…View More How will humans be able to reach other worlds?
The space sector in Africa is growing, though this may come as a surprise to some. Making people aware of scientific progress is the realm…View More What are the latest developments in Africa’s space sector?