Planetary scientists have sought to collect and examine samples from Mars since the beginning of the space age over fifty years ago. But although there are already Mars rocks on Earth, they are not sufficient.
Throughout history, civilizations have withered and even disappeared after destroying their once-fertile soils. We now risk repeating this age-old trauma on a global scale due to ongoing soil-degradation, climate change, and rapidly rising populations.
With journalism under increasing siege in the United States, two of its leading practitioners met to discuss “The Future of Journalism in a Post-Truth Environment.”