be awarded to an individual who demonstrates originality and ingenuity in their approach to (directly, or indirectly), tackling concepts related to interstellar travel in groundbreaking ways.
This prize will seek out an individual whose work raises questions and demonstrates new ideas related to the way we may travel to the stars.
While advances in this realm are usually associated with national institutions that employ highly skilled engineers, the Black Sky Thinker may not be from a traditional ‘space’ industry background.
It is a prize that provokes new conversations about the future of humanity and is therefore open to any discipline, ideology, educational, or cultural origin.
The prize will be awarded biennially at the Starship Congress, which is organized by Icarus Interstellar.
The announcement is on the Earth 2 Hub™ website.
brings together leading-edge international creatives, scientists, technologists and futurists to explore how new science, new technology and new thinking could positively impact on the future. Comprising Earth 2 Hub™ Ltd – visioning the future, and Earth 2 Design™ Ltd – designing the future, Earth 2.0® group was born of an idea conceived in the Atlantic Forest in Brazil in 2009 and was incorporated in London, United Kingdom in 2011.