Sunday, August 21, 2011

Offering Funds, U.S. Agency Dreams of Sending Humans to Stars

Source: New York Times

In what is perhaps the ultimate startup opportunity, Darpa, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, plans to award some lucky, ambitious and star-struck organization roughly $500,000 in seed money to begin studying what it would take -organizationally, technically, sociologically and ethically -to send humans to another star, a challenge of such magnitude that the study alone could take a hundred years.

This is a Suspicious News Brief. Read more at New York Times.
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