Going interstellar / edited by Les Johnson & Jack McDevitt.
- ISBN: 9781451637786
- ISBN: 1451637780
- Physical Description: 434 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
- Publisher: Riverdale, NY : Baen, 
- Distributor: New York, NY : Distributed by Simon & Schuster
- Copyright: ©2012
Contents / Notes
"First Baen printing: June 2012"--Title page verso.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Choices / Les Johnson -- A country for old men / by Ben Bova -- Antimatter starships / Dr. Gregory Matloff -- Lucy / Jack McDevitt -- Lesser beings / Dr. Charles E. Gannon -- Fusion starships / Dr. Gregory Matloff -- Project Icarus / Dr. Richard Obousy -- Design flaw / Louise Marley -- Twenty lights to "The land of snow" / Michael Bishop -- Solar and beamed energy sails / Les Johnson -- The big ship and the wise old owl / Sarah A. Hoyt -- Siren song / Mike Resnick.
"A diverse set of award-winning science fiction authors, including Ben Bova, Mike Resnick, Michael Bishop, and others speculate on what an interstellar voyage based on real physics might look like. Plus, top scientists and engineers weigh in with compelling arguments for how such a voyage might actually be accomplished"--Page 4 of cover.
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