Existential risk

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An attempt to illustrate Existential risk and our favorite mitigation solution.  For a text by a colleague in Icarus Interstellar.

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A plumber’s guide to starships, part 3- Materials

radiatorpipe

A starship radiator, high temperature, high radiation environments.

http://www.icarusinterstellar.org/a-plumbers-guide-to-starships-part-3-thermal-properties-of-materials-2/

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Steampumk Icarus

Steamship to the stars!

Steamship to the stars!

Not really a working model! The idea is to evoke the age of steam, for a starship that may use steam (or actually silver gas, or a similar gaseous metal) for cooling.

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A pair of Enterprises:

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Fueling Icarus

This is not part of the series on starship design.  Just trying to prove that planning for a ship with 18 000 GW of power is not insane….

http://www.icarusinterstellar.org/fueling-icarus/

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Plumber’s guide to starships- Part 3

This one got published first, and then the concept evolved, so it is now part 3 in a series, but it does’t know it yet 😉

http://www.icarusinterstellar.org/starship-radiators/

 

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Plumbers guide to starships- Part 2

Handling very hot gases for an interstellar staship design:

http://www.icarusinterstellar.org/a-plumbers-guide-to-starships-part-2-gases-in-pipes/

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