(mt) Shareables: Week 77

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

1

  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.

2

  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.

3

  The Dark Side of A Comet

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

4

  Comet Crush

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

5

  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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