ICF simulation using exploding wires to simulate relativistic electron beams (*Source Needed) We’re looking for information about this image which was shared with us last week, via Dr. Alan Bond, Daedalus Project Leader (thank you Kelvin Long for bringing wonderful this image to us). The image comes from Alan’s Project Daedalus files and appears […]
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posted by Andreas Tziolas on September 30, 2013
posted by Buck Field on September 5, 2013
Science historian James Burke points out two reasons why, in order to predict the future, we must look to the past. The first is that because the future hasn’t happened yet, the past is the only place we can look and the second is that the future is simply the present, with extra bits attached. […]
posted by Heath Rezabek on August 31, 2013
The first FarMaker Interstellar Speed Sketch Contest was a success! With over 50 submissions in three brackets, our winners included several surprise ties. We present the winners below, through the slides used at Starship Congress to showcase the winning work! Thanks to a generous donation by Dr. Chuck Pell and an anonymous donation for the […]
posted by admin on August 23, 2013
Please enjoy the afternoon session of Starship Congress with Dr. Rachel Armstrong serving as session chair and a Keynote presentation by Dr. Pavel Tsvetkov.
posted by admin on August 21, 2013
We were extremely happy to record the entire Starship Congress event. Over the coming weeks we plan to cut the stream into individual talks, to make it easier to find specific presentations. Until that time, we’d like to share parts of the event with you in their entirety. This live stream is of Day 1 […]
posted by admin on August 20, 2013
Financial Economist Dr. Armen Papazian is the winner of the first Alpha Centauri Prize awarded in Dallas this past Sunday. The Alpha Centauri Prize is an Institute for Interstellar Studies initiative, funded with a $500 pledge from Icarus Interstellar. Dr. Richard Obousy, President of Icarus Interstellar said: “I’ve been very interested in Dr. Armen Papazian’s […]
posted by admin on August 14, 2013
We’re less than a day and half away from Starship Congress and the purpose of this blog is to provide attendees and live streaming viewers with useful information to make your experience as positive as it can be. Live StreamingFor those who cannot be present, you can watch Starship Congress LIVE (for free) on our […]
2013 Starship Congress Speaker Announcement – Dr. Aaron Cardon: Project Hyperion: Ideal Biological Characteristics for Long-Duration Manned Space Travel
posted by John Moltzan on August 14, 2013
Neurologist Dr. Aaron Cardon has been announced as a speaker for Icarus Interstellar’s 2013 Starship Congress, with the following talk: “Project Hyperion: Ideal Biological Characteristics for Long-Duration Manned Space Travel” Aaron Cardon was born and raised in northern New Mexico, where a lifelong interest in science and space was easily inspired by skies littered with stars […]
posted by admin on August 13, 2013
Dr Rob Adams speaks about Pulsed Fusion Propulsion, dense plasma focus fusion, z pinch fusion and the possibilities of high density compression of fusion fuels.
posted by admin on August 13, 2013
Tiffany Frierson is a senior physics major currently at North Georgia College. She plans to go on to a PhD in Theoretical Physics, and study Breakthrough Propulsion Physics, especially the more exotic methods including wormholes and warp drives. In this interview she talks with Hailey Bright about wormholes and Project Longshot II.