Category Archives: Science & Technology

Colonising Mars

Human Settlement on Mars in 2023 Mars-one.com –Mars One is a not-for-profit organization that will take humanity to Mars in 2023, to establish the foundation of a permanent settlement from which we will prosper, learn, and grow. Before the first … more

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Photos from Mars

Mars Looks Quite Familiar, if Only on the Surface New York Times – KENNETH CHANG – Aug 13, 2012 Over the weekend, the Curiosity, which landed early on Aug. 6 after an eight-month flight, started sending back a 360-degree high-resolution … more

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Simulating a single-cell bacterium

To Model the Simplest Microbe in the World, You Need 128 Computers The Atlantic – ALEXIS MADRIGAL – Jul 23, 2012 The depth and breadth of cellular complexity has turned out to be nearly unbelievable, and difficult to manage, even … more

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Bluff and Fluff

Russia plans manned moon shot by 2030 The Register – RIK MYSLEWSKI – Mar 16, 2012 The Russian Federal Space Agency Roscosmos has submitted to its government a draft set of ambitious plans for its activities through 2030, including sending … more

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