Survive the Apocalypse by Sitting Inside a Tesla

My following article below was originally published on SERIOUS WONDER:  Ever since Tesla Motors unveiled their high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filtration system for the Model X, consumers have been curiously awaiting to see if it actually stands by its bold claims. Does the Model X’s HEPA filter actually protect its passengers from a military grade bio…

NASA Says It Will Help SpaceX In 2018 Mission To Mars

My following article below was originally published on SERIOUS WONDER:  Today, the private space company SpaceX announced over Twitter that they’ll be sending their uncrewed Dragon capsule to Mars by 2018. To top it off, despite the space agency’s recent cutting of funds to their own Mars mission by 85 percent, NASA has also announced…

Stephen Petranek: In 20 Years, Your Kids Will Live On Mars

My following article below was originally published on SERIOUS WONDER:  The case for Mars is one which is increasingly becoming the topic of the century. Throughout the world, all of the major space industries have spoken their desire to reach the red planet anywhere between 10-30 years from now. For journalist Stephen Petranek, however, within 20…

Present Day Memetic Simulations Of Our Spacefaring Future

My following article below was originally published by SERIOUS WONDER:  Just over a week ago Mars One announced their round three astronaut candidate selection, which consists of 100 finalists who’ll venture to Mars in less than a decade from now and never come back. Whether or not Mars One succeeds in their mission, the prospect…

Oliver Sacks and His Parting Words (R.I.P.)

Oliver Sacks wasn’t just a brilliant neurologist, but equally a brilliant writer. As a writer of science myself, I couldn’t help but give absolute praise to Oliver’s timeless written works. In his very last piece titled “Sabbath“, published in The New York Times, Oliver left us with these parting words that were as eloquent as…