DiscoverTED Talks Daily (HD video)How humanity can reach the stars | Philip Lubin
How humanity can reach the stars | Philip Lubin

How humanity can reach the stars | Philip Lubin

Update: 2020-09-25
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Could we exit our solar system, and enter another? Astrophysicist Philip Lubin discusses the awesome potential of using lasers to propel small spacecraft, enabling humanity's first interstellar missions. Learn how this transformative technology could help us reach Proxima Centauri, the nearest star to our own -- and fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe along the way.
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How humanity can reach the stars | Philip Lubin

How humanity can reach the stars | Philip Lubin

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