Blockchains are decentralized systems of ledgers that record transactions. They contain chains of “blocks”, batches of validated transactions, which cannot be altered without also altering…View More How do blockchains help space exploration?
How does artificial intelligence-powered precision farming affect food sustainability? This is the question we asked our panel of experts. “Precision farming” is a bit of…View More Artificial intelligence and precision farming: does efficiency mean sustainability?
It’s a job that many space enthusiasts would love: being a space journalist. It allows one to cover exploration of the cosmos and also fulfill…View More What is it like being a space journalist?
If there’s any demographic that seems to dominate the space industry, it’s straight white males. But hopefully that is changing. Many organizations and individuals are…View More How does one address gender inequality in the space industry?
Exploring Mars is tough. Robotic emissaries have been crawling over the planet’s surface for years, but they move slowly. Flying may be the next stage…View More Floating in the Atmosphere: Sailplanes on Mars
Perhaps the most important result of human space exploration is that it has caused us to better appreciate our own planet. But despite massive progress…View More Eyes in the Sky: Distributed and Autonomous Earth Observation
We asked smart city experts the following question: “What do smart cities teach us about sustainability?” Though the experts agreed that smart cities can make…View More Smart Cities: Double-Edged Swords
As the private sector takes more of a lead in getting humans off planet, more jobs are becoming available. That means there are requirements for…View More Space Headhunting: Recruiting for the Industry
The first living organism on Earth emerged approximately three and a half billion years ago. Since then, life has evolved into countless forms and colonized…View More Deflecting Existential Risk with Space Colonization
Space is marvelous but hostile. If humans intend to be spacefaring, we must identify and overcome major obstacles before colonizing our Solar System. Some think…View More How to Settle the Solar System