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Stephen Hawking and a Russian Billionaire Want to Build an Interstellar Starship

Not content to simply sit tight and wait for ET to hail us, Milner now plans to build interstellar spacecraft.In a joint announcement at the One World Observatory in New York City today, Milner and Stephen Hawking unveiled Breakthrough Starshot, a $100 million research and engineering program seeking to lay the foundations for an eventual interstellar voyage. read more

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