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Could human civilization spread across the whole galaxy? - Roey Tzezana

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Could human civilization eventually spread across the whole Milky Way galaxy? Could we move beyond our small, blue planet to establish colonies in the multitude of star systems out there? These questions are pretty daunting, but their (theoretical) answers were actually put forth decades ago. Roey Tzezana describes the conceptual von Neumann machine.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Roey Tzezana
  • Script Editor Emma Bryce
  • Director Eoin Duffy
  • Animator Eoin Duffy
  • Composer Wesley Slover
  • Sound Designer Wesley Slover
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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