(mt) Shareables: Week 77

Your Friday grab bag of the web’s freshest offerings.


  Life on Mars

The Mars One program wants to colonize Mars by 2023. Is that feasible? Our friends at Good Magazine check the trajectory of this project.


  The Science of Interstellar

Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar is lighting up the box office and people’s fascination with the stars. Oh yeah. The science is on point, too.


  The Dark Side of A Comet

Rosetta landed on a comet this week, providing mankind’s first photos of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Amazing.


  Comet Crush

So we have a photo of the comet. But we need something for scale. How about some of Europe’s biggest cities?


  Ciber Revelations

No, not cyber. This is the Cosmic Infrared Background Experiment, a pair of telescopes launched via rocket. And it has revealed some fascinating things about the stars in our universe.



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