Space farming: Plant hormones might make it possible

Science fiction has brought us innumerable tales of cool things happening in outer space, from giant battles waged between super-speeding spaceships to the exploration of exotic, unknown planets in distant galaxies. These stories might pass over some of the more mundane facets of futuristic space life, like how our heroes eat and survive, but it […]

What does the acidifying ocean mean for you?

This week, the U.S. Department of State has been hosting an “Our Ocean” conference to talk about the state of the oceans around the world. The prognosis isn’t very good.

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Back to the future: Food in space

[ SPANISH ] Throwback Thursday is taking a step back to what was once considered the future of science: space travel. From the initial launch of the Russian satellite Sputnik in October 1957, to hopefully landing humans on the surface of Mars in the 2030s, space travel has evolved astronomically (see what I did there?) […]