What could we pay for with the $$$ poured into the war in Iraq? Charlie Stross makes some calculations: Going by Stiglitz’s indirect estimates, the picture is even more ludicrous; for $3Tn, assuming a crew of four per expedition, $20Bn per flight, and a basic $450 start-up price, you could send 510 astronauts to Mars. That’s [...]fungrim
The lair of Lars J. Nilsson. Contains random musings on beer, writing and this thing we call life.