Category: Physics, Earth & Space
Privileged Planet Update: Jupiter Takes One for the Home Team
Leading physicist George Wetherill argued that we owe our planetary survival to the gas giant.
Why They Sent the Curiosity Rover to Mars
It’s time for a cold appraisal of what the mission to our frigid planetary neighbor is really about.
Tagish Lake Meteorite Does Not Solve the Homochirality Problem
The mystery of why nature prefers left-handed amino acids remains, well, a mystery.
More Views of a Privileged Planet
This is the second video I’ve recommended to you in as many weeks that offers an awesome and surprisingly poignant view of the turning Earth as seen from space.
Another Mars Rover, Another Chance for (Materialist) Redemption
Following standard procedure, NASA’s top Mars scientist has been talking about, yes, the tantalizing possibility of finding evidence of life where once there was water.