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Centauri Dreams

Imagining and Planning Interstellar Exploration

by Paul Gilster

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Published by Springer .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7442338M
ISBN 10038700436X
ISBN 109780387004365

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Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. I wrote this book because I wanted to learn more about interstel- l /5. In Centauri Dreams, Paul Gilster looks at peer-reviewed research on deep space exploration, with an eye toward interstellar the last twelve years, this site coordinated its efforts with the Tau Zero now serves as an independent forum for deep space news and ideas.

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