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Russian billionaire, Hawking unveil plan to reach Alpha Centauri

Apr 13, 2016 - 7:42 AM

Billionaire Russian investor Yuri Milner and British cosmologist Stephen Hawking are are spearheading the Breakthrough Starshot team of scientists

AMBITIOUS PROJECT. Scientist and investor Yuri Milner holds up a prototype of the 'Star Chip,' a small robotic space craft that will enable intersteller space travel as he poses with Professor Stephen Hawking at the New Space Exploration Initiative 'Breakthrough Starshot' Announcement at One World Observatory on April 12, 2016 in New York City. Jemal Countess/Getty Images/AFP

Stephen Hawking launches biggest-ever search for alien life

Jul 21, 2015 - 10:19 AM

Russian Silicon Valley entrepreneur Yuri Milner who is funding the Breakthrough Listen initiative says it will be the most intensive scientific search ever undertaken for signs of alien civilization

BREAKTHROUGH. British scientist Stephen Hawking speaks during a press conference in London, Britain, July 20, 2015. Andy Rain/EPA