Space has become a junkyard, and it’s getting worse

We're building a Great Garbage Shell around the Earth, full of defunct satellites and tiny pieces of junk. The Pacific Ocean is home to two monstrous, swirling vortices of human junk. Tangled fishing nets, garbage bags and millions of tiny pieces of plastic twirl in the waves east of Japan and sway in the current … Continue reading Space has become a junkyard, and it’s getting worse