Tyler Allyn-White

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Orion: Nasa’s $5bn spacecraft in need of a mission

Nasa's replacement for the Space Shuttle may have been in development for almost 10 years but there’s still one problem: no-one quite knows what it is for.<p>Every organisation needs an ideas person. A maverick thinker. Someone who not only thinks outside the box, but who considers replacing it …

Dreamy concept imagines life in a Mars colony

Assuming we get there soon, what would life in a Mars colony look like? German firm ZA Architects' latest project explores the concept of establishing an underground colony on the red planet. The plan calls for robots to be sent to Mars to analyze its surface and choose the correct place for …

Woolly mammoth extinction due to warming climate

In this scientific whodunnit, the latest research points a finger squarely at changing climate as the main culprit leading to the extinction of the woolly mammoth.<p>Why did woolly mammoths go extinct? Did climate change do them in? Or did humans eat them into extinction? Or did a meteorite cause …

Mission to colonise Mars: 'Columbus didn't wait; nor should we'

The £4bn project, founded in 2010 by engineer Bas Lansdorp, is set to recoup its costs by selling the broadcasting rights to the mission.<p>"The biggest media event in the world," said Paul Römer, the co-creator of Big Brother and ambassador of the project, on the Mars One website. "Reality meets …