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The Proper Role of NASA

The space agency supports exploration. After that, private businesses should take over.

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March 23 2017 7:41 AMThe Terrestrial Challenges to Nigeria’s Ambitious Space ProgramThe country had early success with satellite launches, but it’s since been thwarted.
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March 20 2017 7:02 AMA Martian State of MindDid the CIA really astrally project to Mars in 1984? We asked a psychic spy.
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March 15 2017 3:10 PMWe Need to Stop Talking About Space as a “Frontier”The language we use matters, especially when it’s deployed in the service of envisioning possible futures.
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March 7 2017 10:21 AMWhen We Explore Space, We Go TogetherLeaving Earth requires international collaboration.
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March 6 2017 3:33 PMWhat Slate Readers Think About Personal Cybersecurity
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March 1 2017 9:30 AMWhy Are India, Luxembourg, and Other Countries Getting Into the Space Race?An introduction to our Futurography series on the new geopolitics of space.
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Feb. 28 2017 7:11 AMTest Your Knowledge of Cybersecurity Self-DefenseTake our Futurography quiz!
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Feb. 24 2017 11:01 AMHow to Understand What Info Mobile Apps Are Collecting About YouIt takes a little work, but it’s worth it.
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Feb. 15 2017 7:48 AMHow to Set Up Two-Factor AuthenticationKeep your accounts secure with an extra login step.
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Feb. 9 2017 9:30 AMHow to Set Up Signal Private MessengerAnd why you need it.
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Feb. 6 2017 4:26 PMWhat Slate Readers Think About the Legacy of Frankenstein
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Feb. 3 2017 9:42 AMWhat Cybersecurity Threats Should Most Worry You?How to figure out whom you need to protect yourself against.
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Feb. 1 2017 7:21 AMYour Cybersecurity Self-Defense Cheat SheetWhat’s a man in the middle attack? Who’s advocating for better consumer protections? And more basics.
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Jan. 31 2017 7:41 AMTell Us What You Think About the Legacy of Frankenstein!All month, we’ve published pieces on the topic. Now we want to hear from you.
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Jan. 30 2017 1:39 PMThe Modern-Day Victor Frankensteins?The biohacking community is tinkering with life, just like Frankenstein. But there’s a key difference.
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March 21 2017 7:30 AMRussia’s Space Program Is Struggling MightilyIt’s the only country that regularly sends humans to orbit. But its long-term prospects don’t look great.
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March 17 2017 9:07 AMWhy India Is Investing in SpaceIt isn’t just about the country’s rising nationalism.
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March 7 2017 10:44 AMSpace Exploration Isn’t Just About ScienceIf India or China beats the U.S. to Mars, it will feel like a military defeat.
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March 6 2017 3:41 PMFuturography Newsletter: Cybersecurity and the New Space Race
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March 1 2017 10:35 AMYour Cheat-Sheet Guide to the New Space RaceWho’s who in space exploration, the lingo you need to know, and more.
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Feb. 28 2017 11:40 AMCybersecurity Self-Defense: How to Make Your Smartphone More SecureThere isn’t any one thing you can do—rather, it’s a lot of little steps and decisions.
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Feb. 28 2017 7:10 AMTell Us What You Think About Cybersecurity Self-Defense!All month, we’ve published pieces on the topic. Now we want to hear from you.
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Feb. 16 2017 7:02 AMYou Can’t Depend on Antivirus Software AnymoreMalware has become too sophisticated.
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Feb. 10 2017 10:06 AMHow to Use a Password ManagerSetting it up can take a little time, but it’s critical to protecting yourself online.
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Feb. 7 2017 7:05 AMPracticing Good Personal Cybersecurity Isn’t Just About Protecting YourselfRemember: The internet is a network.
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Feb. 3 2017 1:24 PMFuturography Newsletter: Frankenstein and Cybersecurity
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Feb. 3 2017 7:12 AMHow to Set Up a Virtual Private NetworkAnd when to use one.
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Feb. 1 2017 7:20 AMWelcome to Our Cybersecurity Self-Defense ClassAll month long, we’ll be giving you the tools to keep your information safe.
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Jan. 31 2017 7:40 AMDo You Know About the Spawn of Frankenstein?Take our Futurography quiz!
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Jan. 25 2017 7:45 AMWhat Victor Frankenstein Got WrongA modern bioengineer explains how fiction and reality both demand open science.

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