‘Chasing the Moon’ Review: The History of Spaceflight

Chasing the Moon is a well-researched account of humanity’s journey to the Moon and its long history. Through an astute attention to detail and a large collection of historic imagery, this full story of the space age demands to be read.  This is a deeply researched account of the history of rocket science and the…

‘The Moon’ Review: The Past, Present & Future of Our Lunar Obsession

The Moon is a comprehensive guide that goes beyond the scientific, detailing the history of our race to the surface and the many behind-the-scenes advances required to get there. The book takes a scientific and cultural approach to the subject matter, showing the human curiosity that fueled our lunar obsession. By detailing past, present, and…

‘The Book of the Moon’ Review: An Accessible Guide to Everything Lunar

The Book of the Moon presents a delightfully written history of the Moon, detailing everything you’d ever want to know about our night light in the sky. The author, Dr. Maggie Aderin-Pocock, has an almost mesmerizing way of discussing complicated scientific material. Her writing style makes the book an exciting, entertaining trip through the many…

‘The End of Lunar Hens’ Short Review

The End of Lunar Hens is a hard-science look at the dilemma of creating enough food in a lunar environment. Hutchins adds a comical feel to the piece, detailing the various struggles with trying to create food when a shipment from Earth isn’t an option. The title indicates the beginning of the project’s downfall, namely…

‘Space 2.0’ Review: An All-Inclusive Guide to Space Travel

Space 2.0 is an all-encompassing look at mankind’s race to space. The writing is accessible and includes everything you could want to know about rockets, space travel, and our future amidst the stars. It feels like a well-done textbook, accented with illustrations, historical photography, and artist renderings of imaginative futures.

‘Good News, Bad News’ Short Review

Good News, Bad News by Charles Yu features a future world where technology has run rampant and the absurdities of today have been multiplied ten-fold. Yu alternates between heartbreaking, hilarious, and concerning, giving us a few news stories from a day in the life of the future. The stories run the gamut from climate change to…