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Shields Up, Mr. Sulu! Cruising At 20% Speed Of Light Has Some Inherent Risks

A recent study by funded by Starshot attempts to address one of the biggest challenges in interstellar travel - the…

6 years ago

Prof. Lubin Wants to Send Our Digital Selves to the Stars

Prof. Lupin of UCSB recently launched a crowdfunding campaign to create "Voices of Humanity", a project aimed at equipping all…

6 years ago

Finding Aliens May Be Even Easier Than Previously Thought

Thanks to breakthroughs like Breakthrough Starshot, it may be easier to find extra-terrestrial intelligence, by looking for signs of laser…

7 years ago

Laser-blasting System Could Vaporize Big Asteroids

The uncanny -- but unrelated -- combination of today's close flyby of Asteroid 2012 DA14 and the meteor that created…

10 years ago