SpaceX and the Future of Space Travel

In case you hadn't been following along, rocket technology is on the cusp of changing human civilization forever. Over a decade ago, SpaceX started out with the goal of drastically reducing the cost of spaceflight. How? By reusing flown rocket boosters. How? Well, no parachutes—upon releasing its cargo into…

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Could Cryo-Freezing Dead Bodies One Day Make Us Immortal?

Fifty years ago, scientists performed the first-ever cryopreservation procedure on a recently-deceased human patient: James Bedford, who had died of pancreatic cancer earlier that day. As per his will, his body was frozen in liquid nitrogen within hours of his clinical death. NOT a good representation of what cryopreservation actually…

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