The Fascinating, Creepy New Research in Human Hibernation for Space Travel

No interstellar travel movie is complete without hibernators. From Prometheus to Passengers, we’ve watched protagonists awaken in hibernation pods, rebooting their fragile physiology from a prolonged state of suspended animation—a violent process that usually involves ejecting stomach fluids. This violent re-awakening seems to make sense. Humans, after all,...
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Americans elected mayors who care about climate change

Do events like the Global Action Climate Summit raise the profile of politicians like New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio? AP Photo/Eric Risberg Being pro-environment was a winning strategy for this country’s mayors. Twelve mayors in America’s 100 largest cities faced re-election battles during the 2018 midterms,...
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