Thursday, March 24, 2005

Let's colonize space for fun, noted physicist says

"Part of the motive to go into space will be dictated by the need for more room on Earth and an unpolluted environment. But there will be more mundane motives, too, Dyson said." (Via

I'm glad Dyson brought this deceptively simple point to attention. Space exploration is fun, damnit. Who needs a verbose rationale for manned Mars exploration when it promises to be incredibly fun in the noblest sense of the word?

1 comment:

JohnFen said...

Fun is the only honest motive, when it comes right down to it. Exploration for its own sake means you're doing it for fun.