Ice-homes could shelter our first Martian pioneers
Astronomy / Science / Technology / Uncategorized

Ice-homes could shelter our first Martian pioneers

AN ICY-BLUE DOME STANDS AGAINST THE BACKDROP OF A HARSH, RED LANDSCAPE. This mysterious frosty globe guards a band of pioneers against the unforgiving Martian environment. This isn’t a sci-fi story, buddy. This is NASA’s ambitious new concept for living on Mars. While working alongside a group of expert architects and designers from industry and academia, an unlikely material for building these chill-pads was proposed … Continue reading

Immortality by 2030: Dr. Aubrey de Grey says it’s possible
Biology / Science / The Strange

Immortality by 2030: Dr. Aubrey de Grey says it’s possible

THE FIRST PERSON TO LIVE TO 1000 YEARS OLD MAY HAVE ALREADY BEEN BORN, says gerontologist Dr. Aubrey de Grey. According to de Grey, age itself is a disease. And the cure is close. “We are working to develop medicines that will bring ageing under true medical control,” says de Grey, former professor at Cambridge University … Continue reading

Come with Lapsus on an exoplanetary adventure
Astronomy / Science

Come with Lapsus on an exoplanetary adventure

  IN A FARAWAY SOLAR SYSTEM awash with distant, milky stars smearing through velvety blackness, an exoplanet modestly named HD 131399Ab is treated to a boastful triple sunset. This little piece of paradise is located roughly 320 light-years from Earth, in the HD 131399 system in the constellation of Centaurus. The exoplanet Described as a gaseous, … Continue reading