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Are fast radio bursts being used to propel solar sail starships? (science video).

June 6, 2021 | By | Reply More
Are fast radio bursts being used to propel solar sail starships? (science video).

The most furious of astronauts, the Angry Astronaut, tucks into the subject of the FRB sources that can’t be traced back to natural sources such as magnetars, and ponders whether they might be artificial boosters for a network of solar sail-driven craft?

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Avi Loeb, Harvard Professor of Astrophysics, on why the Oumuamua visitor was an alien light-sail craft (video).

January 14, 2021 | By | Reply More
Avi Loeb, Harvard Professor of Astrophysics, on why the Oumuamua visitor was an alien light-sail craft (video).

Avi Loeb, Harvard Professor of Astrophysics, on why the Oumuamua visitor was more likely than not to have been a light-sail powered piece of alien tech – either a probe, or just a relay in a comms network – as well as why humanity and Earth really aren’t special; why our Sun is a relative […]

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