the martian

tech

Nobody Knows How This Part of Mars Exploded

New images of Ismenia Patera deepen the mystery of its origins.
Becky Ferreira
4.13.18
role-play

We Talked to the Guy Who's LARPing 'The Martian' in His Backyard

How Jeff Raymond is developing sustainable agriculture for communities on Earth and the Red Planet.
Daniel Oberhaus
3.2.17
Suck it, Damon

This Guy Is Building a Sustainable Martian Habitat in His Backyard

Matt Damon ain’t got shit on Jeff Raymond and his Martian homestead.
Daniel Oberhaus
2.28.17
humans of the year

Morgan Irons is Running Her Own Martian Farming Experiment

"We want to help with human expansion into deep spaces on Earth, Mars, and beyond."
Becky Ferreira
2.6.17
Mars

Why Martian Settlers Will Eat Potatoes, Insects, Algae and Mushrooms

Watch an aerospace engineer give a Martian cooking class.
Andrew Rader
11.17.16
cinema

Why ‘The Martian’ Author Won’t Join Elon Musk’s Mars Mission

Andy Weir still believes SpaceX can go the distance.
Shannon Stirone
9.29.16
Comics!

Three Comedians Play Fuck, Marry, Kill in Today's Comic from Luke Healy

"Well, I love to laugh. So I'd definitely kill Matt Damon from The Martian."
Luke Healy
2.7.16
tech

Everyone Loves NASA But No One Wants to Give It Money

The success of The Martian has increased public interest in NASA's mission to Mars, but so far it hasn't increased the amount of money Congress is giving NASA.
Devon Maloney
10.14.15
video

Watch This Mesmerizing Liquid Orb Float Around in Space

Colorful space bubbles are involved.
Becky Ferreira
10.11.15
Radio Motherboard

Is 'The Martian' the Most Important Space Movie Ever Made?

Radio Motherboard discusses the first movie to take a real look at what a Martian settlement might look like.
Jason Koebler
10.9.15
Film

Inside The Martian's Sci-Fi Future Spaceship

Hermes puts the "fi" in sci-fi.
Beckett Mufson
10.5.15
Film

'The Martian' Is Just Supposed to Be Fun

Andy Weir is just a big, beautiful nerd who wants to make you happy.
Beckett Mufson
10.2.15
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