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  • "Starwisp," Stross says, will "look more like a DVD balanced on a microwave beam" than the Millennium Falcon:

    Reason Magazine

  • A tiny spacecraft, the Starwisp, is propelled by microwaves transmitted from a solar-powered satellite in Earth orbit.

    Acting on Impulse

  • Starwisp for establishing interstellar transportation, but it's informational complexity rather than straightforward mechanical complexity.

    Ethical Technology

  • Robert Forward’s Starwisp is probably a decent idea for a first start.

    Be vewwwwy vewwwwy quiet….


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  • No examples at all, for a word with its own Wikipedia page? It must be a product of the high standards that limit sources to reputable ones like (still in evidence on Shackled).

    Edit: oh, there is one example on starwisp.

    November 28, 2009