Some time within the next two centuries, humankind will embark on a momentous voyage that will take us out of our solar system and to the stars. [via]
The Giant Leap explains why it will happen, how it might happen, and why it is a good idea.
Adrian Berry, dubbed "the Dean of English science writers," extrapolates from his wide knowledge to inquire into the possibilities of far-space exploration.
Berry writes with lucidity and humor, demonstrating not only a broad spectrum of scientific knowledge but also an intimacy with the works of science fiction writers. His predictions are always rooted in scientific fact.