If you thought we sent Apollo to the purely to explore the moon and do the science then think again. Apollo was primarily a political tool for Kennedy to use against the Soviets. In this episode, we find out the real reasons why we stopped going to the moon.
In astronomy, we talk about billions of years like it’s no big deal. But how can we be sure about timescales so far beyond the capacity for human intuition? Our discovery of what we now […]
From groundbreaking moon missions to growth in the legal-cannabis market, 2019 will be year of new highs. Here’s what to watch out for in the year ahead. Click here to subscribe to The Economist on […]
They were developed more than 40 years ago and then almost forgotten but now Nuclear Rockets are set to make a comeback and possibly provide the fastest way to get around our solar system to […]