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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.
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)
Oct 22, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Heath Rezabek, Icarus Interstellar
This Fall, interstellar aspirations seem to be in the air with the release of the movie Interstellar and game Civilization: Beyond Earth -- what does this tell us about society?
Jun 13, 2014 06:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In an effort to visualize what a future starship may look like, NASA physicist Sonny White and space artist Mark Rademaker have teamed up to create the 'IXS Enterprise.'
Jan 14, 2014 06:00 PM ET // Jeff Lee, Icarus Interstellar
If we could harness the energy generated by an evaporating black hole, we might be able to bridge the vast space between the stars.
Aug 22, 2013 02:07 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
If we become an interstellar race, what should we do if we run into extraterrestrial life? Continue reading →
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