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Tag: Colonization

First Space Nation 'Asgardia' Announced

There’s a new nation in town and it’s the first one to be located in space. Full-fledged and fully independent, Asgardia aims to promote peace in space and bring commerce and science to the next level.

Space October 12, 2016

Ancient Rice Grains, Mung Beans Hint Asian Origins Of Madagascar Inhabitants

An analysis of ancient crops in Madagascar shows first evidence of the inhabitants’ ancestral link to Southeast Asians. Findings also reveal that Southeast Asians might have colonized the nearby islands of Comoros.

Ancient May 31, 2016

Top 5 Problems Humanity Must Solve Before Colonizing Mars

Colonizing Mars could be mankind's option when catastrophe strikes Earth, but sending humans to live on the Red Planet has some challenges. Here are five of them.

Space May 16, 2015

Viking Warriors Accompanied by Women in Conquests, DNA Study Suggests

Viking warriors were accompanied by women in their conquests, reveals a DNA analysis. Viking women were an important part of the colonization effort.

December 9, 2014

600-year old wooden canoe explains how Polynesian seafarers colonized New Zealand

A 600 year-old wooden canoe and an analysis of climate spanning eight centuries give hints on how Polynesian seafarers crossed vast areas of open seas to colonize New Zealand and other Pacific Islands.

October 2, 2014

Is a one-way mission to Mars ethical? Is it sane?

Mason Peck, Mars One adviser, answers the question "Is a one-way mission to Mars sane?"

Space August 6, 2014

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