Escaping the Earth
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According to Professor Stephen Hawking the future of the Human race is dependent on our ability to begin colonising other planets – within 100 years!
Is this a realistic goal and if it is achievable, is it desirable? How might mankind go about building new homes amongst the stars?
Professor Ian Stewart, Department of Mathematics, is an expert on the parallels bewteen science and science fiction.