Interview

  • Guide to Mars: Interview with Bill Hartmann
    Bill Hartmann, scientist, painter and author, talks about what Mars may offer the three landings missions planned this winter. His insight comes from serving as co-investigator on the Mariner 9 mission that discovered the first evidence of erosion patterns that even as images have gotten
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  • The Unexplored Cosmos
    Cosmos collaborators, Ann Druyan and astrophysicist Steven Soter, talk about the possiblities for finding life elsewhere and the implications for understanding humanity's own place in the universe.
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  • Skepticism With Wonder
    The challenge to communicate both the breadth and depth of astrobiology is discussed by Carol Oliver, of the Australian Centre for Astrobiology.
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  • James Cameron IV: The ET Challenge
    In the fourth and final installment of Astrobiology Magazine's interview with Academy Award winning film-maker, James Cameron, he discusses the public reaction to a moment of 'contact' with another species from elsewhere in the universe.
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  • James Cameron III: Space, the Reality Show
    In the third installment of Astrobiology Magazine's interview with film-maker, James Cameron, his explorations take the conversation towards Mars, and why communicating imagination is as important as getting to an exotic location to shoot.
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  • James Cameron II:  Extreme Life
    In the second installment of Astrobiology Magazine's interview with Academy Award winning film-maker, James Cameron, his life as an extreme explorer comes to the forefront.
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  • James Cameron I: The Titanic Explorer
    Film-maker James Cameron discusses with Astrobiology Magazine editors how he became fascinated by exploring extreme environments. This multipart interview looks through his creative lens, to find out how much space and ocean voyages may have in common.
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  • The Elegant Universe of Brian Greene
    Pulitzer-Prize finalist and best-selling author, Brian Greene, discusses the horizons of physics, from the vantage point of one of the leading experts in cosmology and string theories. A Columbia Professor of Physics and Mathematics, Greene describes one promising path for unifying all the natural
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  • Flying Humans: Interview with David Glover
    Prototype gliders for long-distance flying on Mars have reached their testing phase. A seasoned soaring guide and former President of the US Hang Gliding Association, David Glover, talks about the challenges of soaring on Earth and potentially elsewhere.
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  • Interview with Bill Nye: The Sundial Guy
    Early next year, the first interplanetary sundials will be tested on the surface of Mars if all goes according to plan. The sundials, inspired by a flash from Bill Nye, the Science Guy, also will allow scientists to calibrate the pink color of the martian
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  • Bridging the Gap: Part III
    Renowned physicist, Freeman Dyson, has proposed some of the most compelling concepts for space explorations. These range from a theory of life's origins--the "double-origin hypothesis"--which posits two separate creatures at the beginning, one replicating and the other metabolizing.
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  • Bridging the Gap: Part II
    Renowned physicist, Freeman Dyson, has proposed some of the most compelling concepts for space explorations. These range from a theory of life's origins--the "double-origin hypothesis", which posits two separate creatures at the beginning, one replicating and the other metabolizing--to the "Dyson Sphere".
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  • Alpha and Omega: Part II
    How did the universe begin and how will it end? And perhaps, more importantly, how can we know? Science magazine writer, Charles Seife, has taken up this compelling question in his new book, Alpha and Omega. He discusses the findings of cosmologists in Part II
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  • Alpha and Omega: Part I
    How did the universe begin and how will it end? And perhaps, more importantly, how can we know? Science magazine writer, Charles Seife, has taken up this compelling question in his new book, Alpha and Omega. He discusses the findings of cosmologists in this two-part
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  • Bridging the Gap: Part I
    Renowned physicist, Freeman Dyson, has proposed some of the most compelling concepts for space explorations. These range from a theory of life's origins--called the "double-origin hypothesis"--which at the beginning, posits two separate creatures, one replicating and the other metabolizing.
    more...