Could the discovery of an Earth-sized world in the Alpha Centauri system invigorate demand for an interstellar probe to investigate up close?
A week away from a major interstellar public symposium in Houston and former President Bill Clinton has given his seal of approval.
The multigenerational effort to explore a nearby star system might have parallels with the effort to construct the great cathedrals in late medieval Europe.
The energy requirement for warping spacetime is (theoretically) decreasing, so when will we really be zooming around space faster than light?
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.
Imagine an island long, long ago, in an ocean far, far away...
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.
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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