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?
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?
Astrobiology is a relatively recent area of study that investigates the origin and evolution of life in the universe. Being an astrobiologist combines perspectives from…View More What’s it like working as an astrobiologist?
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
There are plenty of ore-bearing asteroids above our heads. Accessing their resources presents a huge incentive for future space exploration. There is already a race among entrepreneurs to be…View More Trillions of Dollars Above our Heads: Asteroid Mining