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.
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.
A new computer model of our sun's magnetic field suggests the shape of our solar system's heliosphere is stranger than we ever thought.
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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