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The Ultimate Rocket : Doing Better Than The Sun
An article from The Planetary Report by Gregory and James Benford. Note: This will open in a new window where you can view the article as graphics or PDF.
The New Future : General Introduction (2,549 words)
"No, our time is not the end of history, just the end of old illusions about our journey through history. What we had thought of as our future did not arrive with the dawn of a new millennium. Whether religious, ideological, or merely pragmatic, all the old systems of futurist thought have become irrelevant, disposable, confusing more than helpful, Procrustean more than enlightening."