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Europa, Ganymede eclipse the Moon in space exploration race

The time of arrogant patriotism, harking back to a time of cold wars in low earth orbit, and an ego-centric (and a US-centric) view of the universe is long gone. Jupiter and the moons of Europa and Ganymede beckon. There’s serious science to be done, staring an international cast…

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Serious Science: the search for immortality

Immortality. To live indefinitely. A dream for some, while a kind of hell for others. Death is a biological mechanism. And what do we know about biological mechanisms? They can, occasionally, surprise us in ways we couldn’t have imagined — not in a million years…

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Serious Science: predicting the evolution of everything

To predict evolution is to predict the impossible. Such a feat would benefit more from pure guess work than any amount of computer processing power. Either that, or have the knowledge of a god…