Packing for Mars

Mary Roach leads her readers on a journey through the psychological and physical trials of becoming an astronaut. Her book is an intimate and scandalous tell-all.

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The Eternal Darkness

From our earliest days to our more recent Star Trek TNG marathons, the mysterious realm of outer space has held us earthlings in its thrall.

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Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet

Bill McKibben’s Eaarth not only strikingly describes the desolate state our planet is currently in and how it came to be this way, but also prescribes a plan to revert this change for the sake of current and future generations.

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