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The Far, Far Future

The Far, Far Future

What is our future, as a species, as a solar system, as a universe? Let's explore.

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June 27, 2014
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  1. The Far, Far Future
    Bradley Grzesiak
    BendyConf 4ish

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  2. Carl Sagan
    Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space
    1994
    qquern.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/pale-blue-dot.jpg

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  3. Carl Sagan
    Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space
    1994
    qquern.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/pale-blue-dot.jpg

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  4. Image courtesy of NASA

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  5. Lockheed Martin
    Boeing
    United Space Alliance

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  6. Lockheed Martin
    Boeing
    United Space Alliance
    SpaceX
    Armadillo Aerospace
    Virgin Galactic
    Sierra Nevada Corp

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  7. The Far, Far Future

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  8. The Far, Far Future
    • Distance

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  9. The Far, Far Future
    • Distance
    • Energy

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  10. The Far, Far Future
    • Distance
    • Energy
    • Time

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  11. 1 AU == 1 centimeter

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  12. 1 AU == 1 centimeter
    Light: 8 minutes

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  13. 1 AU == 1 centimeter
    Light: 8 minutes
    Helios: 24 days

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  14. 1 AU == 1 centimeter
    Light: 8 minutes
    Helios: 24 days
    New Horizons: 106 days

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  15. Proxima Centauri

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  16. Proxima Centauri
    LESS THAN OPTIMAL

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  17. Stanislaw Ulam

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  18. Project Orion

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  19. Image courtesy of NASA

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  20. Rocket Equation

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  21. Fusion Ramjet

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  22. Douglas Adams

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  23. Observable Universe

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  24. Joules & Watts

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  25. Joule == Energy

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  26. Watt == Energy / Time

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  27. 15,000,000,000,000 Watts

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  28. Kardashev Scale

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  29. Kardashev Scale

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  30. Kardashev Scale
    • Type I

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  31. Kardashev Scale
    • Type I
    • Type II

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  32. Kardashev Scale
    • Type I
    • Type II
    • Type III

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  33. 170 quadrillion watts

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  34. 400 trillion trillion watts

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  35. The Earth’s Far, Far Future

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  36. 3 Laws of Thermodynamics

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  37. Heat Death of the Universe

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  38. Carl Sagan
    Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space

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  39. Carl Sagan
    Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space

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