A University of Glasgow team explores the subtle art of capturing asteroids without killing everybody.
From asteroid mining to brain-computer interfaces, ‘Soonish’ explores ten developing technologies with the power to make the future awesome, awful, or a little of both.
Asteroids will be the unsung heroes that help us become a multiplanetary species.
“Space mining is going to happen whether Canada wants it to or not.”
The tiny European country is betting it all on riches from space.
“Our aim is to open access to a wealth of previously unexplored mineral resources on lifeless rocks hurling through space, without damaging natural habitats,” the country's government declared on Tuesday.
A new US law says American companies can keep resources they obtain in space, but some argue it contravenes international space law.
"Wire Cutters" is cute, compelling, and depressing as hell.
"We're taking the right to regulate interstate commerce and have taken it to mean the right to regulate interplanetary commerce."
Passing a law isn't going to make the legal mess surrounding asteroid mining go away.
No April Fools: Putting an astronaut on an asteroid is a lot easier when it's in your backyard.