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2013-07-24 23:03:29

‘Starship Congress’ Convenes With Scientists, Researchers This August in Tx; Eve Online, Ouya, Unity3d Among Sponsors of 1st Interstellar Science Summit Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 A first-time assembly of some of the planet’s top stars of interstellar science is set to take place this August—largely sponsored by video game hardware, content developers. Furthermore, the mounting of Starship Congress comes about in order to discuss a matter of astronomical importance: the...

Interstellar Travel May Be Easier Thanks To New Findings
2012-10-10 09:04:25

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last month in Houston, Texas, Former President Bill Clinton addressed the 100 Year Starship Symposium to express his support for interstellar travel. The Symposium is an international event advocating for human expansion into other star systems. Interstellar travel for humans will depend upon extremely precise measurements of every factor of the mission, and the knowledge of these factors may be improved by the solution to a puzzle...

2012-01-04 11:42:31

"Humanity's adventurous, stubborn, mad and glorious aspiration to reach the stars" is the subject of Physics World's lead feature in January. Sidney Perkowitz, Candler Professor of Physics Emeritus at Emory University, Atlanta, US, reports from the 100 Year Starship Study (100YSS) conference and discusses the challenges that interstellar travel presents. With current propulsion technology only able to move spacecraft at 0.005% of the speed of light, a one-way trip to the star system...

2008-06-13 18:00:00

By Joe Hadsall, The Joplin Globe, Mo. Jun. 13--BRANSON, Mo. -- Mickey Thomas knows he'll have to sing "We Built This City." No way around it. That's no problem for the lead singer of Starship, however. Because fans of the band love that song and others from the band's 40-plus year history, and he loves performing them. "There's a handful of songs that are ingrained in the fabric of our fans' lives," said Thomas. "If they don't hear those songs, they will be disappointed. It means a lot...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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