January 17, 2022

Solar panels grown on the moon could power the earth

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By Sarah Feecht From Popsci “Global warming is the greatest challenge our species will face in the next 100 years,” says Justin Lewis-Weber. Currently a high school senior in California, Lewis-Weber has just published a paper in the journal New Space with what he thinks could be the solution to the upcoming energy crisis: putting self-replicating solar panels in […]

Who owns outer space? And what happens when corporations want to extract resources from asteroids or planets?

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By David Barnett From The Independent David Barnett examines the next big land grab There was never a territory in human history that someone didn’t think they could own or make money out of. And that goes for outer space as well – in fact, it has done for the best part of 60 years. […]