About the SA Blog Network

Posts Tagged "aerospace"

Life, Unbounded

Walk Tall, but Please Tread Softly, SpaceX


We live in interesting times. Just as NASA’s most recent budgetary rearrangements seemingly threaten the very core of solar system exploration, with cuts that might pull the agency out of its participation in exciting efforts with Europe on the ExoMars project, the private space industry appears to be on an accelerating course to more real [...]

Keep reading »
Plugged In

Guest Post: Energy innovation – do niche markets really matter?


By Stijn van Ewijk In an ever changing world, technological innovation allows us to adapt, survive and thrive. Innovation can impact us adversely as well – the steam engine brought the industrial revolution and with it economic growth and prosperity as well as environmental pollution and inequality. In order to reap innovation’s full benefits, we should try [...]

Keep reading »

More from Scientific American

Email this Article