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It’s a reminder of a growing threat to our future in space

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Earlier this month, a Russian satellite called Kosmos 1408 exploded, resulting in a cloud of debris that endangered the International Space Station (ISS) and the safety of its seven astronauts.

The explosion was no accident.

The Russian military destroyed Kosmos 1408 using an anti-satellite missile fired from the ground. Upon…

Your DNA will soon be on file, if it’s not already. What will the consequences be?

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In 2011, historian Yuval Noah Harari predicted that algorithms will at some point “know us better than we know ourselves.” On many digital platforms, this is already happening.

When you scroll through YouTube, TikTok, or Facebook, you don’t have to worry about what you want to watch next. Heck, you…

The only plausible explanation is a scary one

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Tesla is not a car company. Instead, it’s “arguably the world’s biggest robotics company,” as Elon Musk said. “Our cars are semi-sentient robots on wheels.”

Every Tesla has a brain of its own, allowing it to self-drive, filter the air you breathe, protect itself from robbers, and keep your dogs…

A nuclear fusion reactor is the best shot at a sustainable future

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If I asked you what are the most valuable currencies out there, you’d probably answer: “time and money.” But there’s a third fundamental asset, one we rarely mention because we take it for granted: energy.

Energy cooks your food, charges your devices, and flies you across the planet. In other…

Featuring Altos Labs, the reverse-aging startup that’s dead serious about eternal youth

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Space has always felt like the final frontier for humans. But after billionaire turned it into a destination for tourists, it started to appear within reach. And so, one can’t help but wonder: What’s next?

“Given our past record and our current values, humanity’s next targets are likely to be…

Why the future of space faring will be virtual

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We’re in the middle of a long silly season for space exploration. Overly influenced by sci-fi dreams of cowboys in space, fanboy billionaires and politically-driven NASA planners alike are fixated on the entirely pointless pursuit of pushing humans out of Earth’s gravity well at huge expense in order to achieve…

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