Is it really colder in parts of the US right now than it is on Mars? Let’s take a closer look. Continue reading “Colder than Mars”
Utopia is a journey
“This perfect society we’re striving towards should always be a spot on the horizon, something we’re still moving towards even if it seems like we’ve fixed everything. Utopia is a journey: not the happy ending, but the continued improvement of ourselves.”
This is a near perfect summation of my thoughts regarding Dawn Colony in Generation Mars.
Ut melius faciat! (To do better)
From the neon-drenched noir of Altered Carbon to the technophobic Black Mirror, dystopia is all over mainstream entertainment these days—and considering the current political climate, it’s easy to see why. But when was the last time you watched a utopian show or movie? Unless, like me, you’re watching Star Trek on…
Video clip 15: They know about Earth
What would it be like to have only experienced another planet, yet know about Earth?
background: illustration by Luis Peres for Scratching the Surface
Starship test hopper
What we know so far about Starship and its prototype taking shape in Texas.
New Horizons rocks
Trying to get back on top of things after the holidays or I’d have posted this sooner. It’s ridiculously cool.
Video clip 14: Inspiring my daughters
background: illustration by Luis Peres (https://icreateworlds.net/) for Scratching the Surface (https://generationmars.space/about/scratching-the-surface/)