Sciency Words: Planetary Protection
Until recently, planetary protection has been a fairly esoteric concern. But now we know there’s water
Sciency Words: Recurring Slope Linea
There’s water on Mars. Liquid water. On the planet’s surface...
Alien Profile: The Martians
The Martians were a humanoid species with many skin colors, they had spots, facial tendrils, and
Sciency Words: Panspermia
According to panspermia, life - in the form of bacterial spores, tardigrades, or whatever - spreads
The term yestersol was apparently coined during NASA’s Spirit and Opportunity rover missions. Scientists and engineers
Sciency Words: The Gaia Principle
A strict interpretation of the Gaia principle would tell us that if life fails to alter
Starting Point: Discovery on Mars
I checked my digital compass. Damn red dust made it difficult to read, but I could
Starting Point: Any Landing You Can Walk Away From…
Alex Brunner was standing the surface of Mars. It was amazing. What was more amazing was
Featured Story: The Planet Brokers
Humanity agrees to sell the planet Venus to vast and timeless alien beings in this quirky
10 Ideas for Alternate History Scenarios
10 simple ideas for alternate history scenarios and settings.
An ancient civilization native to Mars which went extinct several million years ago.
Terraforming via Telepresence and Telerobotics
Engineers and scientists located at NASA or aboard the International Space Station can control the motions
Story Idea: The Mars-Town Rebellion
Here's an idea for a science fiction story set on Mars. It's still lacking in both