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One of the Terms of Service for Starlink Is that You “Recognize Mars as a Free Planet”

While Starlink and Musks’ other ventures are still subject to the law of the land here on Earth, Mars may be a different story.

Making the First Martians: Living on the Red Planet

Mars is cold, dry, irradiated, and the air is thin and unbreathable. But with the right kind of technology, living on Mars could be possible.

Going Interplanetary – How Can We Build a Colony on Mars?

It seems clear that the colonisation of Mars is not so much a matter of “will it happen?” as “when will it happen?”

How gene therapy could help astronauts survive deep space deadly radiation

NASA has turned to the fast-moving world of gene therapy to solve several potential medical issues facing astronauts on lengthy space missions.

2000 Years of Disbelief: Mark Twain

Twain's contempt and scorn for religion was kept secret for half a century after his death, lest it ruin his stature in Christian America.

Here’s what potential Mars colonists really need from Earth: A large gene pool

If we really want Martian colonies, we can’t send just a few Adams and Eves. We can’t set-up a Martian Jamestown of 100 people.

What America Needs Now Is a Secular President, Like George Washington

This is not an idle concern. Extreme caution seems advisable about one who claims that theology informs his policy positions.

Life on Mars? Will we find it? Will we colonize the Red Planet?

The planet Mars has been the focus of two ambitious projects: the search for life forms native to the planet and human colonization.

Deep-space travel, colonization may rely on genetically engineered life forms

As humanity looks outward, we ponder what kind of life we ought to take with us to support outposts and eventually colonies off the Earth.

Believers Kill Skeptics

Throughout history, a clear pattern is visible: Religious believers sometimes kill doubters or throw them into prison as criminals.

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