Astrobiology is a relatively recent area of study that investigates the origin and evolution of life in the universe. It combines perspectives from many disciplines…View More What’s it like working as an astrobiologist?
The space industry is booming and startups are flourishing. How does one go about devising a plan for entering the industry? We spoke with Simon…View More How do you enter the space industry?
As humanity increasingly establishes itself off Earth, what laws will govern its activities? On this planet, governments enforce their own national legal systems, and international…View More Who defines laws in outer space?
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?
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
With regards to space art, one doesn’t typically think of finger-painting. Instead, photography or even music are more expected mediums. But space finger-paintings do…View More Finger-painted Nebulae
Among our solar system’s planets, Mars seems a likely spot for future human habitation. Elon Musk is developing an interplanetary vehicle that may someday…View More The Martian Subsurface: A Shielded Environment for Life?
Recently, an interstellar object named ‘Oumuamua entered our solar system. It was the first such observed object in recorded history. Scientists were thus already watching…View More Mainstreaming SETI: ‘Oumuamua and Light-sails
Space is becoming popular with billionaires. Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and Richard Branson all have their eyes set on the stars. Their ventures signal…View More Space Capitalism: Laissez-faire in the Heavens
Space travel is fundamentally a marvel of engineering, so it is no surprise that artificial intelligence is helping advance our exploration of the universe.…View More Artificial Intelligence: Advancing Space Exploration