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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…


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Ice Cream and Architecture

William Lempert , March 14th, 2017


Outer Space Podcast Trilogy 3: Ice Cream and Architecture


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Science, objectivity, race, gender

Rhiannon Mosher , March 13th, 2017


Have you heard of Space + Anthropology? This group blog through Medium.com brings together commentaries on the intersections between tech, culture, space, sci-fi, art, and anthropology. We alread…


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Science, objectivity, race, gender

Rhiannon Mosher , March 13th, 2017


Have you heard of Space + Anthropology? This group blog through Medium.com brings together commentaries on the intersections between tech, culture, space, sci-fi, art, and anthropology. We alread…


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Cultivating an Outer Space Ecology: Introducing the On-Orbit Gardener

melanie ford , March 3rd, 2017


NASA poster from Mars Explorers Wanted Series Part of a series commissioned in 2009 by NASA for an exhibit at the Kennedy Space Center, the “Farmers Wanted” poster above…


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A Relic of the Past Soars Into the Final Frontier

Stephen E. Nash , February 22nd, 2017


In 2014, Steve Lee, a space scientist at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS), approached me with an interesting proposition. An astronaut friend, Kjell Lindgren, was…


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Moon Dust and Cosmo/politics

William Lempert , February 14th, 2017


Outer Space Podcast Trilogy 2: Moon Dust and Cosmo/politics


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An Anthropologist, a Climate Scientist, and a Geographer walk into NASA…

Jennifer Long , February 9th, 2017


The joke introduces a recent news article describing a new project that brings together various scientists to study changing patterns of urbanization and land use in the Himalayan…


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Waiting w/ Serra Hakyemez

Nina Oria-Loureiro , February 8th, 2017


with Aneil and Ryan Special Guest: Serra Hakyemez Is waiting political? Can you cut in line at Starbucks during your hectic morning commute?  In this episode of TAL…


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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…


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In the Journals – January 2017

Sean Miller , January 18th, 2017


Welcome back to In the Journals, a monthly review of just a fraction of the most recent academic research on security, crime, policing, and the law. I do…


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Haircuts and Billionaires

William Lempert , January 13th, 2017


Outer Space Podcast Trilogy 1: Haircuts and Billionaires


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Don’t Panic! The Neuroscience behind falling into Balance w/ Vivek Pandey Vimal

Nina Oria-Loureiro , November 23rd, 2016


Are balance and movement something that can be culturally shaped? Why aren’t female rats being used in drug studies? In this episode of This Anthropological Life we team…


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Making #Remoteness in the Sonoran desert

Marko Tocilovac , November 17th, 2016


When we think about deserts, we usually imagine them as quintessentially remote. We tend to take their remoteness as primordial rather than see it as a result of…


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Are explorers the descendants of our past?

Kevin Karaca , November 14th, 2016


by Kevin Karaca As a climber I am fascinated by the wilderness: great empty canyons or vast tundras worthy of expedition, steep tall cliff faces ready to climb….


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American Confederates and the Origins of Archaeology in the Amazon Basin

Nicholas C. Kawa , November 4th, 2016


When Confederate immigrants began growing crops in the Brazilian Amazon, they found fertile soils that offered a window into pre-contact Amerindian peoples and their way of life. Nicholas…


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How gender changes our jobs

Rhiannon Mosher , October 24th, 2016


One of the things I love about teaching anthropology is thinking about and showing how — through everyday experiences — broad processes shape local lives. I think that…


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How gender changes our jobs

Rhiannon Mosher , October 24th, 2016


One of the things I love about teaching anthropology is thinking about and showing how — through everyday experiences — broad processes shape local lives. I think that…


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Fear and Loathing in Truth or Consequences

Taylor R. Genovese , September 2nd, 2016


Neoliberalism, Colonialism, and the Lineage of the Frontier at Spaceport America The Spaceport Operations Center (SOC) at Spaceport America. Photo: Taylor R. Genovese I race south down I-25 from…


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Whittier College at the end of summer

eli , August 23rd, 2016


I grew up partly in a college town, and I’ve been around college campuses most of my life. One of my favorite times of year is this late-summer empty…


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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…


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How Did We Ever Live Without GPS?

Stephen E. Nash , July 5th, 2016


You’ve got to be very careful if you don’t know where you are going, because you might not get there. —(attributed to) Yogi Berra I’m writing this post…


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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…


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Taking up Space

The Anxious Anthropologist , May 16th, 2016


 Nine years ago when I started my doctoral studies not only was I in a fertile intellectual endeavour undertaking fieldwork, reading theory, stretching my brain and writing,…


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