In the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI), it is important to conceptualize how one might identify the existence of extraterrestrials. Such conceptualization informs SETI operations…View More How do you classify extraterrestrial civilizations?
Space education plays an important role in affecting how humanity engages with the cosmos. There are many ways to teach people about space – through…View More Why do you write about space?
Science and technology are important aspects of humanity’s engagement with space. On the one hand, engaging with space improves our understanding of the universe and…View More How did you become a science and technology journalist?
Whatever humanity does off-planet, it will depend on energy. How will we power our activities as we leave the friendly confines of Earth? One obvious…View More What are you doing to develop solar power off-planet?
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Though the term “space race” may be overused, there’s little doubt that international competition in space is heating up. One objective over which countries are…View More Why is everyone rushing to get to the Moon?
The space industry may appear to be difficult to become a part of from the outside. But once you have established contacts in it, you…View More How do you support networking in the space industry?
Space tourism is a perennial hope. Someday, more humans than just trained astronauts will hopefully be able to look down on Earth from above. Plans…View More Why does space tourism matter?
We only recently determined that planets do in fact exist around other stars. The discovery of such “exoplanets” is of interest not just to science…View More How are exoplanets portrayed in science fiction?