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If you want to colonize a new planet, travelling across the cosmos is only the first hurdle you’ll have to face. You’ll also have to fight government bureaucracy, hippies and eco-warriors, and probably some deadly alien microbes too.
Five quick and simple ideas for an alien invasion story.
You’ve probably heard this news being bandied around the internet, but the truth is that it’s not quite that clear cut.
Story idea by John H. Reiher Jr. about a civilization that lives in the Oort cloud that surrounds the solar system. They use huge solar sail ships to mine the cloud.
Engineers and scientists located at NASA or aboard the International Space Station can control the motions of a number of remote controlled vehicles that would work in concert to terraform Mars.
How many planets are there in the Solar System? Is Pluto still a planet? Exactly what is a ‘dwarf planet’? I’m confused. All your questions, and more, will be answered in this article.
Sedna is the most distant planet from the sun and is smaller even than Pluto. While this may seem to be a useless lump of frozen rock at first, its extreme distance may actually make it very useful to the interstellar traveller.