Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, Space Exploration
7 Jul , 2018 by Matt Williams
In a recent study, a pair of astrophysicists suggest that Breakthrough Starshot could also test Einstein’s Theory of Special Relativity while traveling to Alpha Centauri.
News, Space Exploration Technologies
26 Jul , 2017 by Matt Williams
Breakthrough Initiatives achieved a major milestone with the recent deployment of their Sprite satellites, the smallest satellites in history.
Astronomy, News, Space Exploration, Space Exploration Technologies
2 Feb , 2017 by Matt Williams
Researchers from the Max Planck Institute have come up with an interesting way to slow down Starshot’s mission to Alpha Centauri, a proposal which has the side benefit of exploring Proxima b as well.
28 Oct , 2016 by Matt Williams
A recent study by an international team of scientists looked at Project Starshot and assessed the likelihood of its success, based on several design features
Astronomy, News, Space Exploration
16 Apr , 2016 by Matt Williams
With all the attention Breakthrough Starshot has been getting some are wondering if Alpha Cantauri is the best place to mount an interstellar mission
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