Calculations show that wormholes should create a spectacular display of gamma rays that we could try to observe.
Jan. 13, 2021 • ~7 min
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Space agencies are seeking new ways to be prepared for a surgical emergency on a mission to Mars.
July 8, 2020 • ~7 min
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SpaceX's launch of astronauts to the International Space Station will make it the first private company to launch humans to space. The effort has ramifications for NASA and spaceflight in general.
May 22, 2020 • ~7 min
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Coronavirus quarantine could provide lessons for future space travel on how regular people weather isolation
Understanding isolation's effects on regular people, rather than those certified to have 'the right stuff,' will help prepare us for the future, whether another pandemic or interplanetary space travel.
April 20, 2020 • ~7 min
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