Survival of the Elitist: Bioterrorism May Spur Space Colonies

Plans to save civilization from doom by sending people and important documents into space in a 21st Century Noah’s Ark may get a boost from heightened fears of bioterrorism. Psychologists, terrorism analysts and some space-settlement enthusiasts interviewed by said fear is the wrong motivation for any effort to colonize the cosmos. But it might just work, others indicated, as the pie-in-the-sky dream of moving to another planet meets the reality of biological terrorism on this planet.