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4 big questions about the race to Mars
Should we be putting humans on Mars? A panel of space experts brings up the big questions we need to ask before we blast off.
Posted Apr 2016
Why The Martian’s Andy Weir loves Mars — but doesn’t want to go there
People are obsessed with Mars. But ... why? Two confessed super-fans, Andy Weir, author of "The Martian," and Stephen Petranek, author of "How We'll Live on Mars," share thoughts on why being Mars-mad is a reasonable state of mind.
Posted Oct 2015
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Book excerpt: How we’ll live on Mars
Author Stephen Petranek makes the case that humans will live on Mars in the not-too-distant future. He explains how and when this might happen -- and what risks those who head there first might face.
Posted Jul 2015