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Apr 14, 2016 08:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
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.
Jul 27, 2015 12:45 PM ET // Alakananda Mookerjee, Icarus Interstellar
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.
Jun 22, 2015 06:30 AM ET // Adam Crowl, Icarus Interstellar
Exploring interstellar space would require a paradigm change in our way of thinking.
May 27, 2015 02:30 PM ET // Donna A. Dulo, Icarus Interstellar
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.
Apr 10, 2015 05:20 PM ET // Icarus Interstellar
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.
Feb 20, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Michel Lamontagne, Icarus Interstellar
The Icarus Interstellar 'Firefly' starship concept could use novel nuclear fusion techniques to power its way to Alpha Centauri within 100 years (guest article)
Dec 24, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Adam Crowl, Icarus Interstellar
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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