Starship Century, May 21 - 22
UC San Diego, Qualcomm Institute (Calit2), Atkinson Hall Auditorium
Is this the century we begin to build starships?
Why go to the Stars?
Starship Century is a symposium coordinated by the new Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination in collaboration with Gregory and James
Benford, presenting ideas from their anthology of science and science
- Scientists address the challenges and opportunities for our long‐term
future in space, with possibilities envisioned by: Freeman Dyson, Paul
Davies, Peter Schwartz, John Cramer and Robert Zubrin.
- Science fiction authors Neal Stephenson, Allen Steele, Joe Haldeman,
Gregory Benford, Geoffrey Landis and David Brin discuss the implications
that these trajectories of exploration might have upon our development as
individuals and as a civilization.
All Events are Free and Open to the Public.