Interstellar Flight: From Imagination to Reality

posted by admin on May 21, 2014


Director Dr Richard Obousy presents to students at LeTourneau University in Longview, Texas. The first confirmed detection of a planet orbiting another star came in 1992. Since then, over 1,060 exoplanets have been discovered and astronomers estimate that there are billions of such worlds within our galaxy alone. While fascinating from a scientific perspective, is […]

Exoplanet Detection and the Amateur Astronomer

posted by Joshua Rieger on December 20, 2012

Joshua Rieger is a native of Texas with an avid interest in astronomy and is on a personal quest to help Icarus Interstellar develop the knowledge infrastructure to galvanize the global amateur astronomy community into a focused effort that will see amateurs hunt for exoplanets. His ambition is to help Icarus develop a ‘wiki’ full […]