Centauri Dreams will not publish on January 1. The regular publication schedule resumes on the afternoon of the 2nd. Happy New Year to all!
In Centauri Dreams, Paul Gilster looks at peer-reviewed research on deep space exploration, with an eye toward interstellar possibilities. For many years this site coordinated its efforts with the Tau Zero Foundation. It now serves as an independent forum for deep space news and ideas. In the logo above, the leftmost star is Alpha Centauri, a triple system closer than any other star, and a primary target for early interstellar probes. To its right is Beta Centauri (not a part of the Alpha Centauri system), with Beta, Gamma, Delta and Epsilon Crucis, stars in the Southern Cross, visible at the far right (image courtesy of Marco Lorenzi).
- A Resonant Sub-Neptune Harvest at HD 110067
- Cometary Impacts: Looking for Life in the Right Places
- Tightening Proxima Centauri’s Orbit (and an Intriguing Speculation)
- The Odds on Alpha Centauri
- Is Interstellar Flight Inevitable?
- Eavesdropping on the Neighbors
- Mars Agriculture – Knowledge Gaps for Regolith Preparation
- Exoplanet Detection: Nudging Into the Rayleigh Limit
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