FTL Research, Philosophy, and Starship Congress 2015

posted by Buck Field on April 9, 2015


Stephen Hawking, speaking at Google’s Zeitgeist Conference in the UK said: “Philosophers have not kept up with modern developments in science. Particularly physics.” There’s a lot of criticism like that from the top of the physics community, claims that philosophy doesn’t collect experimental data, that it’s useless to the working physicist, and so on.” While […]

ISDC – Round Up

posted by Jessica Riley on June 2, 2014


A couple of weeks ago I attended the International Space Development Conference in LA. This was my first time attending the conference and I found it had a lot to offer. Many people involved with Icarus were present, gave talks, and generally provided thoughtful discussion in the sessions. My professional experience is heavily involved with creating […]

Starship Congress Live Streaming Day 1 Part 2

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.

Starship Congress Live Streaming Day 1 Part 1

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 […]

Dr. Armen Papazian Wins the First Alpha Centauri Prize

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 […]

Starship Congress 2013 – Useful Information For Attendees and Live Streaming Viewers

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 […]

Dr Rob Adams talks with Hailey Bright About Fusion Propulsion

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.

Tiffany Frierson talks with Hailey Bright About Wormholes

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.    

Live Streaming and Tweeting for Starship Congress

posted by admin on August 11, 2013

For those unable to attend Starship Congress, you can watch the event live at the following URL: Check out our schedule here for dates and times (in US Central Time) for all our speakers and events. If you’ll be tweeting about the event please use the following hashtag: #starshipcon  

Starship Congress to be First Interstellar Conference friendly to Deaf and Hard of Hearing Attendees

posted by admin on August 6, 2013


Icarus Interstellar is proud to announce that the upcoming Starship Congress will be the FIRST interstellar conference to feature live captioning! Reaching out to as many people as possible is an important goal to us at Icarus Interstellar, and we strive to make sure that everyone will be included in our first annual Starship Congress. […]