Archives for November 9, 2009

Why Look for Life on Mars?

The Mars Polar Lander cost the average American the price of half a cheeseburger. A human lander would cost the average American more — perhaps even ten cheeseburgers! So be it. That is no great sacrifice. -JONAH GOLDBERG, National Review Online, May 3, 2000 This week, Seed Magazine is doing a special on extraterrestrial life…