Tough Luck, Nerds: The Interstellar Vacation of Your Dreams Is at Least 200 Years Away

By Derek Thompson
A research paper on interstellar travel shows that the earliest humans will be boarding a spaceship and star-hopping is probably in about 200 years. Could be as soon as 2106. Could be as far off as 4220. Hard to say really!

(via Brad Plumer)

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This article available online at:

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2012/06/tough-luck-nerds-the-interstellar-vacation-of-your-dreams-is-at-least-200-years-away/258420/