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Reaching for the stars: How lasers could propel spacecraft to relativistic speeds

March 30, 2016

In a bold but scientifically sound proposal, a NASA-founded research has laid out a roadmap toward spacecrafts with relativistic speeds for the exploration of nearby stars.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.gizmag.com

NASA funded research at UCSB develops a feasible plan for interstellar exploration, using laser sails.

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