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Walking On Mars | Nick Devereux | TEDxEmbryRiddlePrescott

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The world has set their eyes to the planet of Mars for the next leap in manned space travel, but will they make it under current technology? Nick doesn't believe so, and discusses a few of the many hazards standing between man and Mars, as well has potential solutions to these issues, raising a call to the up and coming engineers and scientists who will be working on the mission to make sure the manned mission to Mars is a success. Dr. Nick Devereux is a professionally trained astrophysicist, a university professor and a qualified pilot. His astrophysics research interprets Hubble Space Telescope observations of super-massive black holes in nearby galaxies. As a teacher, Dr. Devereux employs his extensive knowledge of aviation and spaceflight as a tool to illustrate important physics principles, one of which is the concept of artificial gravity. He is now an advocate for the use of artificial gravity in the next generation of spacecraft, in anticipation of future manned missions to Mars and beyond. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx