November 20, 2018

The Perils of Reproduction on Mars

“For several hundred thousand years, humans have rested high atop Earth’s cognitive totem pole. We know a lot of things. We know why we see stripes on zebras and spots on leopards. We know that certain chemicals can halt the growth of cancer cells. We’ve even figured out how to split an atom. But when humans venture beyond Earth (because we know a little bit about how to do that, too), we find ourselves beyond our planet’s fertile spell — and beyond our understanding of things that are fairly rudimentary back home.

One of those things is sex. And the video here is about what we do and don’t know about sex and reproduction in space. Because if we’re serious about long-term space exploration and human life on Mars, well, we have our work cut out for us.”

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