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Should ‘Leave No Trace’ Apply to Our Future in Space?


Have you seen Wanderers yet? It’s a short film animated by Erik Wernquist and narrated by the late Carl Sagan. It presents an incredibly attractive picture of a possible space-bound future for humanity. Some, however, find Sagan’s message worrisome.

Scientist PZ Myers thinks that Sagan is expressing a locust-like image of humanity, where the human race [...]

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SF & Fantasy

50 Page Fridays: George R. R. Martin


50 Page Fridays: George R. R. Martin

Tuf Voyaging was written by George R. R. Martin in 1986. Get a taste of one of the author’s earliest writings in this week’s 50 page excerpt.

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SETI Astronomer Seth Shostak on Prometheus and the Likelihood of Alien Contact


Prometheus opens today, and to celebrate it, I spoke with Dr. Seth Shostak, Senior Astronomer at the famous SETI Institute about the likelihood of alien contact, and whether it’s a good idea to try to reach out to the universe at all.

Listen in on our conversation here!

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SF & Fantasy

Billionaire Miners? Going Where No Man Has Before!


A select few billionaires have the dream to become miners.

Space miners.

Here is a bit more about it and who is involved! Some names you’ll recognize.

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