Please Register or Log in to view the hidden image! Nup, actually as I said, a cop out. These things will take time, as there are many difficulties to overcome, and neither you nor I can know what economic conditions/ situations will prevail in 100, 200 500 or a 1000 years hence. And of course if success is achieved, nothing will stop the inevitable progress. But I suppose we even had pessimists that decried and derided the Kennedy proclamation of putting man on the Moon by the end of the 60's. Please Register or Log in to view the hidden image! Bingo! just as many reputable physicists and scientists are working towards even at this early stage. Despite your anguish qeerus, no one will stop human and technological progress. Yes, given time, we will certainly go to the stars! Afterall, we were not born to stagnate on this fart arse little blue Orb, and of course once again, the bottom line is that the research into this and many other "difficult" but not impossible scenarios will continue.