Hawking has backed it. There's a $100 million investment. But can we really send nanoprobes to another star? Not yet, say experts, but it's an exciting start.
In September, the collective energy of a galaxy of deep-space mavens, futurists, technologists, engineers, and enthusiasts will converge on a Philadelphia university campus to try to meet humanity's interstellar challenge.
Science is an intellectual adventure. Sometimes it is also a physical adventure.
Exploring interstellar space would require a paradigm change in our way of thinking.
Guest article: Borg-like assimilation may not be an interstellar reality, but having a resilient software system is essential to ensure your starship can cope with any scenario in the depths of space.
At a recent interstellar conference, some of the biggest names in starship design came together to formulate how we might reach out to another star.
The Icarus Interstellar 'Firefly' starship concept could use novel nuclear fusion techniques to power its way to Alpha Centauri within 100 years (guest article)
The film 'Interstellar' raised many scientific questions about our place in the universe. Guest contributor Adam Crowl of Icarus Interstellar discusses how some of these ideas could help us explore interstellar space.
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