This story is depressing to me in what it says about the state of public education.
io9 likes it.
If it’s true to the book, it would be hard to screw up. Well, other than casting Matt Damon, anyway.
I haven’t read it yet, but this looks like an interesting paper on doing it commercially, from some people at Analytical Graphics.
Jeff Foust isn’t very impressed with an expensive new book.
But not the way NASA and Congress want to do it.
This is refreshing. A scientist who thinks it may be there now, and has no problems with terraforming. Usually such people are concerned about the ethics.
Chris Bergin has a pretty detailed account. The focus still seems to be on a slow response in the throttle valve.
He seems to be ignoring Aaron Mehta’s interview with Gwynne last week, though, in which she said the next attempt would probably be on land.