Whiskey & Bacon

Whiskey & Bacon (Plus Bone & Brain)

Jeff Bezos, when once asked about colonising Mars, offered up his opinion that humanity would...


Musk in Adelaide: The Difference between Aspirational and Imaginary

Elon Musk’s presentation at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Adelaide has...


Everyone is a Layperson

Three recent experiences have reminded me that community is a matter of care, not expertise.  ...


No Martians without a Martian Trust

A week ago, I was interviewed for an article about the race to colonise Mars. That was fun. I chose...


It's Not Rocket Science

At the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Guadalajara in September 2016, Elon Musk...


Elon can't save us. He'd like to, but can't.

Did life emerge on Mars and can human life expand to Mars? Those are the twin-Martian-life...


Time To Come Home

War hijacked Space. Don’t get me wrong, humanity’s first steps beyond Earth were hastened by...