From The Space Review, Larry Klaes on the last pictures: Contemporary pessimism and hope for the future (and part 2 and part 3); Louis Friedman on ten years back, ten years forward; and Jeff Foust on asking the big questions for the next ten years. George Michael reviews Civilizations Beyond Earth: Extraterrestrial Life and Society. From CJR, an American popular scientist in the Carl Sagan tradition, Neil deGrasse Tyson explains why he tweets, and why the US needs to rediscover its space mojo. William J. Sanders reviews The Universe Within: Discovering the Common History of Rocks, Planets, and People by Neil Shubin. In search of new Earths: Astronomers have discovered hundreds of bizarre planets in distant solar systems, but the search for somewhere just like home continues. An interview with Claude A. Piantadosi, author of Mankind Beyond Earth: The History, Science, and Future of Human Space Exploration.

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