There is ongoing scholarly debate about whether phosphine exists on Venus. If it does exist, then this may be an indicator of biological processes. Obviously,…
For the vast majority of humans, celestial objects besides Earth can only be seen, not touched. On the one hand, this can be off-putting –…View More Why do you like to gaze at the stars?
The space sector is currently undergoing significant changes, one of which is the advent of “New Space.” The term refers to the emergence of new,…View More How are women represented in New Space leadership?
Art is important for humanity’s engagement with space. Art is a pathway for piquing interest in the cosmos and for inspiring action. To learn more…View More Why do you make space-themed art?
One aspect of engaging with space is developing scientific knowledge. Looking at the cosmos can be enhanced by understanding lessons learned from disciplines like astrophysics,…View More Why do you popularize science on the sidewalk?
Space is often thought of as the realm of science and technology, but there are other disciplines that have roles to play in defining humanity’s…View More What role do the humanities and social sciences have in space?
One exciting prospect in humanity’s engagement with space is in-space manufacturing. Today, it is largely conceptual. There are no factories in space. Many people, however,…View More What excites you about in-space manufacturing?
Oftentimes space advocates expect leaving Earth will advance human society. To date, society on Earth has certainly been plagued by many problems, a notable one…View More What is the legacy of colonialism on space exploration?
One access point for people to develop enthusiasm for space is rocket clubs. These exist in many countries around the world and give individuals an…View More How do you start a rocketry club?
Microgravity environments offer significant advantages for some kinds of scientific research. But accessing microgravity can be difficult. Traditionally, government-supported projects have dominated the field. This…View More How do you help scientists access microgravity?
Astrophotography is a hobby that allows one to immediately connect with the cosmos. It can be daunting, though. The Internet is full of amazing images…View More What’s it like starting astrophotography as a hobby?