The space sector is often portrayed as being full of scientists and engineers. But it also has job opportunities for individuals without technical backgrounds. Especially…View More Can people without technical backgrounds work in the space sector?
Environmental and economic perspectives are often framed as being in opposition; economic activity damages the environment, and environmental concerns prevent growth. There is one field…View More What does ecological economics teach us about living sustainably?
Fast radio bursts are astronomical phenomena not yet well-understood. They are transient pulses, emanating from unidentified high-energy astrophysical processes. To learn more about FRBs, we…View More What’s it like studying fast radio bursts hundreds of lightyears away?
Outer space is a common context in video games. Sometimes, space plays a central role in the story. Other times, space is simply an artistic…View More How does one go about creating a space-themed video game?
One of the best-known mass extinction events in Earth’s history was the Cretaceous-Paleogene (K-Pg) extinction event. Dinosaurs were among the species that perished. It is…View More How did the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs cause extinction?
Is it important to keep our nighttime skies dark? There has been significant debate lately about this topic, spurred by the growth of satellite constellations.…View More Why should we keep our nighttime skies dark?
How did life originate on Earth? This is still an open question. It is furthermore one that relates to the field of astrobiology – knowing…View More What does Australia’s outback teach us about astrobiology?
Much fanfare is made about successful spacecraft missions. But what about those spacecraft that were never built? They deserve interest, too. We spoke to Samuel…View More What interesting spacecraft missions never happened?
Visual art inspires engagement with the cosmos. Science fiction writing is equally motivating. Graphic novels, a combination of both art forms, draw on the strengths…View More How do you create a graphic novel set in a dystopian future?
It is difficult to start reading about a new topic. Especially with regards to outer space, the line between science and pseudoscience can be hard…View More What are five great space science books you should read?