This week we have a great interview for you with an old colleague, Dr. Martin Elvis, where we talk about asteroids and how space resources will be vital to building an off Earth economy and civilization.
Dr. Martin Elvis is an astrophysicist at the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian who has published over 400 papers on supermassive black holes, which we see as quasars. He is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, a Member of the Aspen Center for Physics, and is past-Chair of the Hubble Space Telescope Users’ Committee and of the High Energy Division of the American Astronomical Society. Concerned about the future of astronomy he has turned his research to asteroid mining, covering both technical and legal/policy issues. Asteroid 9283 Martinelvis is named after him. He is the author of “Asteroids: How Love, Fear, and Greed will determine our Future in Space” from Yale University Press.
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