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“Project Icarus”

Oct 28, 2013 11:52 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Traveling to another star is not impossible -- we just need to comprehend the vast distances, time and energies required before we can master the interstellar ocean. Continue reading →
Aug 19, 2013 07:21 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Nearly 200 interstellar scientists, engineers, astronomers, historians, economists, architects, artists, anthropologists and enthusiasts descended on Dallas, Texas, for the first Starship Congress. Continue reading →
Aug 13, 2013 12:49 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
The idea of planning, building and sending a starship into interstellar space is a an awesome concept -- now a prize has been set up to stimulate interstellar technologies. Continue reading →
May 20, 2013 01:45 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The Starship Congress will see some of the most forward-thinking scientists and engineers descend on Dallas, Texas -- now you can get involved with an interstellar Kickstarter campaign. Continue reading →
Oct 18, 2012 08:17 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Could the discovery of an Earth-sized world in the Alpha Centauri system invigorate demand for an interstellar probe to investigate up close?
Aug 22, 2012 02:43 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
If you happened to be perusing the Interstellar Vacation Brochure, skip the page that hypothesizes a tropical getaway on an alien world orbiting Barnard's Star.
Sep 5, 2012 02:52 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
A week away from a major interstellar public symposium in Houston and former President Bill Clinton has given his seal of approval.
Sep 24, 2012 04:59 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The energy requirement for warping spacetime is (theoretically) decreasing, so when will we really be zooming around space faster than light?
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