Gustavo A. Marincoff

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NASA Is Building Robots to 3D-Print Infrastructure on Mars

Image: NASA<p>From 2024, the Mars One mission plans to launch a crew of four settlers every two years to establish a permanent human colony on Mars. …

What Happens to Your Social Media Profiles When You Die?

One of life's most perplexing existential questions gets a lot more complicated when you factor in social media.<p>While there's no definitive answer to …

Mars Panorama - Curiosity rover

NASA's Mars Exploration Program (source images: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Malin Space Science Systems)<p>With its rover named Curiosity, Mars Science Laboratory …

Facebook tinkered with users’ feeds for a massive psychology experiment

Scientists at Facebook have published a paper showing that they manipulated the content seen by more than 600,000 users in an attempt to determine …

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What our descendants will deplore about us

How will the future view us? Tom Chatfield asked some of the world’s best minds, and discovered that we will be seen as barbaric in ways we may not even realise.<p>I had a discussion that made me ask a disconcerting question: how will I be viewed after I die? I like to think of myself as someone who …

Digital Identity Cards: Estonia Takes The Plunge

THE founders of the internet were academics who took users' identities on trust. When only research co-operation was at stake, this was reasonable. But the lack of secure identification is now hampering the development of e-commerce and the provision of public services online.<p>In day-to-day life, …

10 Years at Saturn: Video Relives NASA Probe's Arrival

A new NASA video looks back at the Cassini spacecraft's arrival at Saturn, which happened 10 years ago next week.<p>The Cassini flashback video, which …

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A Rare, Stunning Glimpse Inside The World’s Space Programs [Slideshow]

Vincent Fournier’s crisp, detached pictures of space facilities straddle the divide between documentary and fantasy.<p>Vincent Fournier has the dream job of anyone who ever fantasized about being an astronaut (but shrinked away from the zero-G simulator): For the past decade he has traveled to space …

Nearby Alien Planet May Be Capable of Supporting Life

A newfound alien world might be able to support life — and it's just a stone's throw from Earth in the cosmic scheme of things.<p>An international team …