Bad news for anyone hoping to jettison Earth: Mars One has just declared bankruptcy. Decades earlier, the ill-fated Biosphere 2 project followed a similar trajectory. This story revisits that misadventure.
No, it doesn’t involve looking at your watch and sighing loudly.
Forget dinosaurs: 420 million years ago, the planet was in thrall to the shroom.
He’s also invented a beer stein that stays cold in the desert.
Trees with ‘crown shyness’ avoid touching each other – and they make some nice-looking patterns in the process.