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Category: anthropocene

NASA's Perseverance rover on Mars

Two concurrent storylines made the news in the summer of 2020: SpaceX’s first successful splashdown of a space mission launched by the United States since… Read more

Cover of "Nature's End" by Whitley Streiber and James Kunetka, 1986, first edition, author photo.

Not so long ago, many of us believed that improved access to credible, well-sourced information held the key to informing human decisions at all levels.… Read more

Expedition map of Northwest Passage Project route and destinations. (Graphic: Inner Space Center/Northwest Passage Project.)

Does access to science communication inevitably lead to greater public understanding of science, its discoveries, and their impact? Does access to online data sets inevitably… Read more

Publicity photo from 1973 film "Soylent Green" showing riot control scene

Speculative film has long provided a canvas upon which our collective desires and fears are painted, often vividly. A recent survey of the genre seems… Read more