Moon malaise: It’s been more than four decades
since Buzz Aldrin, shown here in a photograph by
Neil Armstrong, walked on the moon. Our cover
story “Why We Can’t Solve Big Problems” asked
why we no longer seem eager to take on
ambitious projects.

From Solar in Borneo to Buzz Aldrin on Mars: Our Favorite Long Reads of 2012

By David Rotman on January 1, 2013

Technology might not always solve big problems, but it did get the president reëlected. The best long reads of the past year unpack the story behind the story.

Read more: From Solar Power in Borneo to Buzz Aldrin on Mars: Our Favorite Long Reads of 2012 | MIT Technology Review.

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