colonization

SpaceX

SpaceX Planned Humanity’s Future on Mars at a Meeting You Weren't Invited to

Space belongs to all of us and it’s imperative that SpaceX is transparent about its Mars exploration plans.
Daniel Oberhaus
8.8.18
lost dogs

The Mysterious Disappearance of North America's First Dogs

When people migrated to North America some 10,000 years ago, they brought their canine companions with them.
Becky Ferreira
7.6.18
TIME TRAVEL

Do We All See the Man Holding an iPhone in This 1937 Painting?

Wait for it.
Brian Anderson
8.24.17
humans of the year

If We Colonize a Neighboring Solar System, Thank Guillem Anglada-Escudé

The man who discovered Proxima Centauri b says he was inspired by sci-fi to search for other worlds for humans to colonize.
Liv Grant
4.13.17
cinema

Why ‘The Martian’ Author Won’t Join Elon Musk’s Mars Mission

Andy Weir still believes SpaceX can go the distance.
Shannon Stirone
9.29.16
nasa

Watch Elon Musk Explain How He Will Get Our Asses To Mars

We'll get there on the BFR—Big Fucking Rocket.
Madison Margolin
9.27.16
Interviews

How Humans Will Live in Space 5000 Years from Now, According to Neal Stephenson

In the new novel Seveneves, science fiction author Neal Stephenson blows up the Moon.
DJ Pangburn
7.23.15
Features

Why We Should Build Cloud Cities on Venus

"At 50 kilometers up, Venus is remarkably Earth-like, excluding the need for any serious terraforming projects."
Daniel Oberhaus and Alex Pasternack
2.2.15
Science

How Long Would It Take to Colonize the Universe?

How intelligent life may come to saturate, and even shape, the cosmos.
Maddie Stone
1.2.15
Space

Building Floating Colonies on Venus Isn't Entirely Outrageous

Venus is a hellish world, but not if we stick to the clouds.
Amy Shira Teitel
12.2.14
Motherboard Blog

I Want to Donate My Eggs to NASA for the Future of Humanity

NASA needs to get a little more reckless, starting with me: I'd like to donate my ova for the sake of raising babies in highly controlled environments, observing human physiological changes, and helping us get on track to colonize Mars.
Kara Crabb
2.14.13