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Time for a new plan.
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Can we, uh, not give up on this planet quite yet?
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The answer was blowing in the solar wind.
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Finally, a good use for climate change
New research hints at how hydrogen ends up in rocks
With a terraforming bonus thrown in
Changing the desert landscape into a microbial oasis
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Maybe, but they're still a bad idea
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The robots shall inherit the moon
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Three simple steps for an intergalactic exit plan
I mean, it's just too hard to send actual humans, right?
Like something straight out of Dune, but the boring, terraforming parts.
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A history of how to dress when leaving the planet
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PopSci reviews a bevy of reader-submitted flags and comes up with a winner. Drumroll, please...
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