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Pie in the sky? Mars Ice Home concept. NASA/Clouds AO/SEArch

Sorry Elon Musk, but it’s now clear that colonising Mars is unlikely – and a bad idea

Sorry Elon Musk, but it’s now clear that colonising Mars is unlikely – and a bad idea Pie in the sky? Mars Ice Home concept. NASA/Clouds AO/SEArch Andrew Coates, UCL Space X and Tesla founder Elon Musk has a vision for colonising Mars, based on a big rocket, nuclear explosions…

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Artist’s concept of the Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft approaching Mars. NASA/JPL-Caltech

Elon Musk releases details of plan to colonise Mars – here’s what a planetary expert thinks

Elon Musk releases details of plan to colonise Mars – here’s what a planetary expert thinks Artist’s concept of the Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft approaching Mars. NASA/JPL-Caltech Andrew Coates, UCL Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX and Tesla, has released new details of his vision to colonise parts of the…

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Extinction or survival: how storytellers explore the ethics of colonising other planets

Extinction or survival: how storytellers explore the ethics of colonising other planets Colonising other planets may be possible, but does that mean we should? Mars image from www.shutterstock.com Siobhan Lyons, Macquarie University NASA’s recent discovery of seven new Earth-sized planets, 40 light years away, has generated more excitement in the…

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