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The Jersey Devil's Avatar Jump to comment 5 by The Jersey Devil

600 light years?

IMO, inter-stellar travel will be impossible. Even if we could travel close to light speed - which also raises the question of how to stop/navigate a vehicle traveling at that speed - I don't see how we could maintain life for 600 years in such a vehicle. I don't buy the induced coma method used in 'Planet of the Apes' either.

But don't be discouraged. I've been wrong before!

Tue, 06 Dec 2011 23:18:10 UTC | #896309