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The Future of Mars Exploration

Join Scientific American for a conversation about the next steps in humanity’s reconnaissance of Mars. Featuring Casey Dreier, senior space policy adviser at The Planetary Society, and space & physics editor Lee Billings, this deep dive will begin with an overview of NASA’s upcoming Perseverance rover, slated to land on Mars in February 2021 to search for signs of past and present life and to gather samples for future return to Earth...

2 hours ago — Lee Billings and Casey Dreier

Noah's Spaceship

A craft built to save Earth’s biodiversity from a planetary crisis would be far tinier—but vastly more far-reaching—than the biblical Ark

November 29, 2020 — Avi Loeb | Opinion

Strange Supernovae Upend Expectations

Most stars die in fairly predictable ways, but astronomers have discovered a growing catalog of unusual stellar deaths that challenge the traditional picture

November 17, 2020 — Anna Y. Q. Ho
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