IF and WHEN Martian exploration happens, can we pretty pretty please NOT screw it up with nuclear energy - like fo realz!?! C'mon guys, let's try learning a little. . .
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Not to sound like your stereotypical Austin hippie with a dictionary full of flower power, but geeze, there has got to be a more efficient and less invasive way to do this. Understandably, further Martian development is an extremely looooong way down the road, if even a possibility, but nuclear use should not even cross our minds at this point. I realize that it is the cheapest and most available resource, but in an era of advancement, we should expect something more.
Am I overreacting?
Just something to think about, should we really be expanding our knowledge of the universe in a way that could potentially be harmful to it?