Whenever someone waxes poetic about terraforming alien worlds, it’s worth taking a moment to consider the ethical implications of the proposal.
Erika Nesvold | Feb 12
Barbara Mazzolai’s roboplants could analyze and enrich soil, search for water and other chemicals, or even be used to grow infrastructure from scratch.
Dario Floreano and Nicola Nosengo | May 1, 2023
The idea that other worlds might be home to alien beings has been part of our thought for as long as we have been looking skyward.
Wade Roush | Aug 3, 2021
From the ancient Greeks to the 17th century, a terrestrial phenomenon baffled scientists: Where did the birds go in winter?
Alice Gorman | Dec 1, 2020
When space entered the realm of scientific inquiry, many wondered if the eternal mystique of the Moon could survive the onslaught of cold, hard science.
Alice Gorman | Sep 29, 2020