Lasers are being touted as the next big thing in interstellar travel -- will it become a reality?
Here are some of the intrepid spacecraft who have joined the 'interstellar dust club' and picked up particles from outside the solar system.
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.
Stephen Hawking wants humanity to reach the stars.
After an unprecedented survey to look for Earth-like planets beyond the solar system, NASA’s Kepler space telescope this week begins a search for free-flying planets to learn just how common orphan worlds may be.
Distant galaxies birthing baby stars up to 1,000 times the rate of the Milky Way have been a long-standing mystery -- until now.
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.
Exploring interstellar space would require a paradigm change in our way of thinking.
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