Starship Symposium – London

October 21, 2013: The Second Starship Century Symposium – Royal Astronomical Society, Piccadilly, London This is the sequel to their enormously successful first symposium, which was held at the Arthur C Clarke Center for Human Imagination at the University of … Continue reading

Event: 9/25/13 KPCC

  September 25, 2013: Gregory Benford – NEXT: Is this the Starship Century?, KPCC (Southern California Public Radio), The Crawford Family Foundation – Pasadena,CA Physicist and Nebula Award-winning science fiction writer Gregory Benford is at the forefront of this quest. … Continue reading

Robert Zubrin – Economics of Interstellar Breakout, an excerpt pt1

Gregory Benford: Historically, coal and the railroad train enabled much of the industrial revolution. Both came from the underlying innovation of steam engines. Coal was the new wonder fuel, far better than wood though harder to extract, and it made … Continue reading