Sky’s Not the Limit

Posted on by Tom Fleming

The old Whig historians saw history as an inevitable and glorious march towards modern-day constitutional monarchy and parliamentary democracy. Contemporary Whig physicists have rather bigger timescales to play with. Michio Kaku, a respected superstring theorist and a familiar face from popular-science television documentaries, has written a future history of humanity, from now to the end […]

Rocketmen

Posted on by Tom Fleming

In February this year, to much fanfare, Elon Musk propelled a car made by his company Tesla towards Mars. The Falcon Heavy made by his other company, SpaceX, is the world’s most powerful rocket, with three boosters and a capsule that, for this trip, contained the Tesla car but may in time transport astronauts

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