truth alert: earth is running out of resources and we’re going to need more than diligent recycling to fix it. but where can we find new fuel? Well, many very rich men believe space holds the solution.
indeed, plans are being hatched to send robotic craft to scan asteroids, drill into them and then send back samples to see if there’s anything useful in their cores.
It sounds impossibly sci-fi, but several firms, including one backed by Google, sure believe there’s gold in them there space rocks…