Fed2 Star - the newsletter for the space trading game Federation 2

The weekly newsletter for Fed2
by ibgames

EARTHDATE: April 30, 2017

Fed2 Star Index

In this week’s Fed2 Star: you now have to pay to fix holes in your ship, please vote for Fed, lambs successfully incubated in plastic bag wombs, Cassini’s ring-dive, caterpillars that eat plastic, bandages that tell doctors about the wound, kitchen appliances that demand your info, the relative size of rocks in space, and a video of California wildflowers. Plus Winding Down, the tech newsletter from Alan.

Official News

Ship repairs now cost you groats

Oh no, not more voting!

Real life imitates science fiction: artificial wombs incubate lambs

Real life news: Cassini dives past Saturn’s rings then sends back data

Real life news: plastic-eating caterpillars could help clean up plastic pollution

Real life news: smart bandages tell doctors how the wound in healing

Real life news: precision cooker customers furious at requirement to hand over personal info

Picture of the week: space rocks

Video of the week: wildflower super bloom

Winding Down