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Apr 29, 2016 04:30 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Lasers are being touted as the next big thing in interstellar travel -- will it become a reality?
Apr 19, 2016 05:00 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Here are some of the intrepid spacecraft who have joined the 'interstellar dust club' and picked up particles from outside the solar system.
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.
Apr 12, 2016 03:00 PM ET // Tariq Malik,
Stephen Hawking wants humanity to reach the stars.
Apr 8, 2016 12:45 PM ET // Irene Klotz
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.
Sep 23, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Distant galaxies birthing baby stars up to 1,000 times the rate of the Milky Way have been a long-standing mystery -- until now.
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.
Jun 22, 2015 06:30 AM ET // Adam Crowl, Icarus Interstellar
Exploring interstellar space would require a paradigm change in our way of thinking.
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