JadedDM wrote:One hundred years? Where did you get that number? It would take a few million years to travel 40 light years.
With conventional propulsion yes.But the work thats done with laser propulsion* can really provide great speeds for interstellar travel.Of course,thats still mostly theoretical,and the breaking would be somewhat problematic(as in impossible),but generation ships are in the realm of fantasy as well.
*I talked about that earlier here.