On a remote mountain in Hawaii, there's a fake planet Mars. Six volunteers are secluded in an imitation Mars habitat where they will work as imitation astronauts for one very real year. The goal: to help NASA understand what life might be like on the red planet—and plan for the day when the dress rehearsals are over, and we blast off for real. Host Lynn Levy has been chronicling this experiment from the moment the crew set foot in their habitat, communicating with them through audio diaries ...
Manage series 1021488
Humanity is an evolved species whose behavior is shaped by factors ignored by the social sciences and by mainstream journalists. Culture and economics are important, but so are genes, brains, hormones, body language, reproductive strategies, life histories and human biodiversity. Human Nature News reports and interprets events from the perspective of human behavioral biology, presenting interviews with scientists and other observers.