Quick, think of the worst roommate you ever had. It's probably not hard. There's something about having to share a space with somebody that can magnify their every quirk and habit into a nails-on-the-chalkboard level of annoyance. At least when you lived with them, you could always take a walk or escape to your local coffee shop. Imagine living with that person when you're stuck together several million miles away from your home planet. That's what researchers are doing in order to make close-quarters living a bit more livable.
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Written by Reuben Westmaas December 4, 2018
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