Why We Are Not Ready For Mars


Why We Are Not Ready for Mars There is a lot of buzz about going to Mars, but in truth we are very far from sending humans. We need a dose of reality before we get too carried away with this fantasy. Our success rate for sending robotic probes to Mars is about 50%. AContinue reading “Why We Are Not Ready For Mars”

Life in the Universe. Part 1: The Solar System


Life in the Universe Part 1: The Solar System It is a virtual certainty that we will discover extraterrestrial life within the next 20 years. There are many places in our solar system that would seem to make good cradles for life. Some of the best prospects include Mars, Europa, and Enceladus. Mars has beenContinue reading “Life in the Universe. Part 1: The Solar System”

Life in the Solar System


By gregbentall on May 28, 2012 | Edit One of the most poignant questions that we face is, “Are we alone?”  Space is so infinitely vast, with hundreds of billions of galaxies, each one home to hundreds of billions of stars.  With such vastness of space it seems hard to believe that there is not someone else out there. Continue reading “Life in the Solar System”