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Oct 18, 2012 08:17 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Could the discovery of an Earth-sized world in the Alpha Centauri system invigorate demand for an interstellar probe to investigate up close?
Sep 5, 2012 02:52 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
A week away from a major interstellar public symposium in Houston and former President Bill Clinton has given his seal of approval.
Dec 10, 2012 11:24 AM ET // Ray Villard
The multigenerational effort to explore a nearby star system might have parallels with the effort to construct the great cathedrals in late medieval Europe.
Sep 24, 2012 04:59 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The energy requirement for warping spacetime is (theoretically) decreasing, so when will we really be zooming around space faster than light?
Feb 11, 2012 06:10 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Need a powerful cosmic magnifying lens to detect that black hole? No problem! All you need is a galaxy and a quirk of Einstein's theory of general relativity.
Sep 13, 2012 04:09 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Imagine an island long, long ago, in an ocean far, far away...
Jan 9, 2012 06:37 PM ET // Irene Klotz
DARPA has selected an organization headed by former space shuttle astronaut to develop a project to launch humans to another star a century from now, a program known as 100 Year Starship.
Dec 23, 2012 08:12 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A 'super-Earth' appears to be orbiting within the habitable zone of the star Tau Ceti. It may be 12 light-years away but could it be a target for an interstellar probe?
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