First Announcement, Workshop on the Foundations of Interstellar Studies, 13-15 June 2017, New York, USA Dear Friends, We are very pleased to invite you to a unique workshop on the Foundations of Interstellar Studies. This is to take place 13-15 June 2017 at City Tech, the City University of New York. It is a meeting […]
In the ages of old, people thought that if you kept going out into the Atlantic Ocean, you would eventually fall off the edge of the Earth. Indeed, there were also tales of monsters that lurked there, waiting to snatch the sailor and his ship and drag them down into the abyss below. Well, there […]
Kelvin Long, Executive Director of i4is, is to present to NASA at JSC on 1st February 2017, “Interstellar travel the next frontier of exploration STARSHOT initiative”.
John Davies, senior researcher and school educational lead at i4is, created the interstellar challenge day for schools in collaboration with STEM Learning Ltd and the British Interplanetary Society. Eight London schools entered teams.
Kelvin Long and Rob Swinney, supported ably by John Davies and Gill Norman, delivered the ever-popular Starship Engineer course at the HQ of the British Interplanetary Society on 12/13th November.
Four international teams, almost exclusively consisting of students, are going to present their design for an interstellar probe. And this time, things get small.
A technological transition occurred when the real lunar ship emerged into our world, and crystallised from a thing of thought, to a thing of matter and energy. Today, we imagine what a future starship may look like.
By the time the Starship reached its destination after centuries of travel time, what history would have passed by back on Earth? Indeed, how would the culture on board the Starship have evolved?