Author: Michael P. Oman-Reagan

The Key to Survival, In Space

Michael P. Oman-Reagan , March 16th, 2017

It takes more than rockets to go into space. Becoming a multiplanetary species and not just visiting but living in space, on the moon, and building settlements on…


How to Host an Extraterrestrial

Michael P. Oman-Reagan , February 7th, 2017

Welcome. Come in, please. May I take your coat? If you don’t mind removing your shoes you can place them there. Would you like something to drink? Have…


Interplanetary Environmentalism (Part 2)

Michael P. Oman-Reagan , July 14th, 2016

If you missed my previous post, please see Interplanetary Environmentalism (Part 1). The subsurface oceans of Enceladus, Europa, and other worlds may be home to microbes, similar to…


Interplanetary Environmentalism (Part 1)

Michael P. Oman-Reagan , June 23rd, 2016

On Earth we sometimes identify and protect places we recognize as holding special cultural, scientific, religious, political, historical, or heritage value. By doing so, we hope to preserve…


Our Living Message for Extraterrestrials

Michael P. Oman-Reagan , April 19th, 2016

On March 23, 2016, Microsoft brought a new artificial intelligence (AI) online. Named Tay, she was linked to social media accounts on Twitter, Facebook, and other sites so…