Watching the new movie Ad Astra, Latin for “to the stars,” was a mostly inspiring experience.
Growing up in Boston in the 1950s and ‘60s, I knew to stay away from South Boston. It was a dangerous place for a kid like me.
The weight of data now suggests that American industry is slowing its pace of production.
Because of automation, companies in the West are needing less low-cost labor, so they are “reshoring” production closer to their customers.
Colonizing Mars, once an impossible dream, is slowly getting closer to reality, thanks to successes such as NASA’s recent landing of the Insight robot. 3