Imagine a better world where you can walk outside and look up to the starry Milky Way Galaxy. A vast majority of us will never experience this or will only see the sparkling canvas overhead a few times in our life at most.

Background. According to the 2016 groundbreaking “World Atlas of Artificial Night Sky Brightness,” 80 percent of the world’s population lives under skyglow and in the United States and Europe; 99 percent of the public can’t experience a natural night. Skyglow occurs when light is emitted or reflected upward and scattered off molecules or aerosols in Earth’s atmosphere…


The evolution of homo sapiens and terrestrial biology on Mars has puzzled mankind for centuries since Johannes Kepler peered into his telescope and discovered Mars in 1609. And now after a four-century long debate, human beings are finalizing logistics to embark on the first interplanetary voyage, a symbolic event that will forever alter our place in the cosmos. Over the last half-century, we have knowingly and unintentionally participated in a political game of duck duck goose in trying to accomplish the decisions once thought necessary to settle and explore Mars. In our brief history lesson, we learned that imaginary dragons…


It is the night before a shareholder meeting in Eastern Africa to vote on a major decision, whether or not to invest in 100 acres of land for agriculture. Your assignment is to persuade a group of stakeholders to buy in on a $56M investment, until you are confronted with a critical decision that could determine your career. A data analytics partner sends classified geospatial insight to your device stating that Ethiopia has suddenly had its worst harvest and crop yield in over a decade with undeniable evidence of forecasted improvement, contradicting your existing data. While the rest of the…

Kolemann Lutz

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