Starship Century is a symposium coordinated by the Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination in collaboration with Gregory and James Benford, presenting ideas from their anthology of science and science fiction of a 100 year project to create a starship.
The symposium was held at the Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination at the University of California San Diego on May 21st and 22nd, 2013.
Starship Century is available in paperback and ebook formats. Profits from the sale of the book will go toward interstellar research.
Below are the videos from May 22nd in scheduled order. Videos from May 21st.
Adam Crowl – Starship Concepts
James Benford – Sailships
John Cramer – Exotic Paths to the Stars
Ian Crawford – Starship Destinations
Paul Davies – Can We Survive the Alien Biospheres?
Jon Lomberg – Becoming Galactic
Panel – Getting to the Target Stars Moderated by Jill Tarter
Fiction Writers Panel Envisioning the Starship Era Moderated by Greg Benford
Explore these ideas and more in Starship Century. Limited edition paperback copies can be purchased here. Profits from the sale of the book will go toward interstellar research.