Seismologist Lucy Jones catalogues devastating earthquake and tsunamis throughout history, and what happened in the aftermath. Plus, how evolutionary adaptation have let humans live comfortably in some of the world’s extreme places.
Elon Musk says he might fire up his Mars rocket as early as next year for testing. We’ll talk about what life in a Mars colony might be like. Plus, how women in tech are pushing back against ‘Blockchain Bro’ culture.
Silicon Valley may be notoriously male-dominated today. But a new book tells the stories of the women who have been building the internet since day one. Plus, a look at how scientists are developing new viruses for antibiotic treatments.
What will happen to the ISS as companies reach for a piece of space real estate? Plus, we survey a medicine chest’s worth of quacks through the ages, and employ modern-day science to evaluate their effectiveness.