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    Antimatter is not a source of energy for us, it's a method of storing energy, compact but inefficient. Barney-OliverBarney Oliver
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    In the past, on Earth, it has largely been to exploit foreign resources and to expand the domestic territory. Barney-OliverBarney Oliver
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    It would be a pity if, frustrated by the price of travel, we elected to become a society that never made contact, that never gave SETI a fair chance. Barney-OliverBarney Oliver
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    No one can deny the excitement of visiting another world. Barney-OliverBarney Oliver
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    The essential point we want to make is that interstellar travel, far from being easy, presents problems for which we do not have valid solutions. Barney-OliverBarney Oliver
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    The factor most ignored in discussing interstellar flight is the kinetic energy that must be invested in the ship to make its tons of matter move at a substantial fraction of the speed of light. Barney-OliverBarney Oliver
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    The known methods of producing anti-protons require, for their formation, millions of times the energy they will release when they contact protons. Barney-OliverBarney Oliver
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    The main problem here is not that we don't known how to contain antimatter, which we don't; its that we don't know how to obtain it - in quantity. Barney-OliverBarney Oliver
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    The sun and its retinue of planets drift as a group through the vast gulfs of space that separate the stars. Barney-OliverBarney Oliver
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    This allows us to believe that some-day, when our technology is up to the task, the cost of interstellar travel will drop dramatically. Barney-OliverBarney Oliver
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    Years of science fiction have produced a mindset that it is human destiny to expand from Earth, to the Moon, to Mars, to the stars. Barney-OliverBarney Oliver