THUNK – 141. Von Neumann Probes

-Links for the Curious-

“Theory of Self-Reproducing Automata,” by John Von Neumann, 1966 –

:Advanced Automation for Space Missions,” edited by Robert A. Freitas, Jr. & William P. Gilbreath, 1980 –

Self-Replicating Robots and Galactic Domination | Space Time | PBS Digital Studios –

Additive Construction using Basalt Regolith Fines (Mueller et al, 2015) –

Michio Kaku: The von Neumann Probe (A Nano Ship to the Stars) –

“Desktop 3D printer presages the future of multi-layer circuit board design,” by Lucas Mearian –


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