Weekly Hubris Essay, March 2021

My March, 2021 column for Weekly Hubris was published today. My essay addresses colonization and its impacts, potentially expanding into the multiverse. Please subscribe to Weekly Hubris here.


Artist’s concept of interstellar object1I/2017 U1 (‘Oumuamua) as it passed through the solar system after its discovery in October 2017. The aspect ratio of up to 10:1 is unlike that of any object seen in our own solar system. Image Credit: European Southern Observatory / M. Kornmesser (from NASA, https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/asteroids-comets-and-meteors/comets/oumuamua/in-depth/)