New Mars exhibit at Carnegie Science Center looks at the Red Planet | Entertainment

PITTSBURGH—The late astronomer Carl Sagan once observed that “through 99% of our time on Earth, we have been wanderers, and the next place to visit is Mars.” It’s probably inevitable that one day man will attempt to reach the Red Planet that looms in the heavens more than 50 million miles away. It will be … Read more

Science News Roundup: Europe names world’s first disabled astronaut; Europe flags space ambitions with spending hike and new astronauts and more

Following is a summary of current science news briefs. Europe names world’s first disabled astronaut The European Space Agency on Wednesday named the first ever “parastronaut” in a major step towards allowing people with physical disabilities to work and live in space. The 22-nation agency said it had selected former British Paralympic sprinter … Read more

Beat Elon Musk to Mars with new exhibition at Carnegie Science Center

click to enlarge Photo: Becky Thurner Mars: The Next Giant Leap at Carnegie Science Center For years, tech magnate Elon Musk has foreseen colonizing Mars, even fantasizing that, someday, he would die on the Red Planet. For now, though, Musk has his hands full managing his takeover … Read more