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The long-term quest to build a 'galactic civilisation'

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In the middle of an unpredictable pandemic, climate crisis, global unrest and inequality, a couple of extremely wealthy men took space rides in their multi-million dollar spaceships.

The effo...

Texts written in the last 300 years imagine the universe filled with different kinds of humanoids and rich elements, not with infinitely empty, barren and uninhabitable planets.

The recent re...

  • The discovery of the atom’s inherent power provided hope to many scientists that they could build powerful rockets that can reach beyond our solar system.
  • Russian rocketeer Konstantin ...

Billionaires like Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos are trying to provide a solution to an inevitable problem: Humanity’s thirst for growth and the endless exploitation of natural resources will eve...

Climate change is real, but as it is slow and poses less of an existential risk right now, it is mostly ignored. We forget that by turning a blind eye to the climate crisis, billions of pe...

  • In our quest to conquer space, we have messed up and ignored our home planet, which is a great vessel by itself.
  • Planet Earth is a big spaceship with millions of species, plenty of wat...

Before we venture into colonizing the galaxy, pushed by overzealous, egocentric billionaires, we could fix urgent problems on our own planet.

Problems like the climate crisis, social justice,...

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