The Aldrin Cycler: A Conveyor Belt To Mars

As we turn our eyes to Mars, one concept is starting to get more attention – the Mars Cycler. A ship that remains in permanent orbit between Mars and Earth, providing a constant exchange between the two planets and using only gravity assists as fuel. And it was devised by the one and only Buzz Aldrin.

How Astronauts Poop

They’ve got the right stuff, but how do they take care of business? The solutions for waste disposal in space are both low and high technology – and it’s still a work in progress. Let’s talk about the dark side of space travel in today’s episode.

5 Unsolved Space Mysteries

Space has been blowing our minds from the beginning. And yet it feels like every question we answer only brings up more questions. From evidence of a parallel universe to the young surface of Venus to everybody’s favorite, Omuamua, here are 5 space mysteries that have not yet fully been solved.

Why Don’t We Have Metric Time?

The metric system revolutionized the world and simplified how we measure things. But one part of our lives never quite got the metric treatment – time. The reason why highlights the importance of time on our lives.