Scientists Want to Send Holographic Messages to Nearby Stars on Light Sails
The unique properties of holograms could be used to stabilize spacecraft and carry huge amounts of data to the universe.
Everything you need to know about the massive Paradise Papers leak
A vast new trove of leaked documents dubbed the Paradise Papers have been published by exposing the offshore banking activities of more than 120 politicians around the world.
We Should Upload Human Minds on Stephen Hawking's Interstellar Mission
This is how humans might finally reach another star system.
To Get to An Alien Star, Scientists Launched the Tiniest Spacecraft Ever
Breakthrough Starshot wants to go to Alpha Centauri.
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NASA's Newest Interstellar Concepts Rely on Huge Laser Arrays and Gravity Surfing
Interstellar travel is evolving into a legitimate engineering challenge, rather than an idealistic pipe dream.
NASA Is Investing in Growable Habitats and Sleep Chambers
These technologies will help us on the Journey to Mars and beyond.
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Stephen Hawking's Plan to Blast a Tiny Ship to Another Star With Giant Lasers May Work
Breakthrough Starshot is a new project, introduced by Stephen Hawking, to send a spacecraft to another star. It wouldn't happen for decades — if it happens at all — but it's the first-ever proposal for interstellar travel that might actually work.
New ‘Starshot’ Mission Aims to Send Tiny Spaceships to the Nearest Star System
Alpha Centauri, here we come.
Aliens in the Backyard: How Amateur Astronomers Will Help Find E.T.
Last week, a Russian billionaire pledged $100 million toward the search for intelligent alien life. Has the movement's moment finally come?
What Alien Hunters Plan to Buy With $100 Million
The importance of Yuri Milner's donation "can't be overstated," SETI Research director says.
Who Is the Russian Billionaire Who Just Pledged $100 Million to Find Alien Life?
Yuri Milner is a venture capitalist with a scientist’s heart.
‘No Bigger Question’: Yuri Milner Has Launched a Search for Aliens With Stephen Hawking at His Side
Milner, the Russian tycoon, has pledged $100 million for the search. But Hawking warned that we should be cautious if we do find anyone, since sophisticated aliens "may not see us as any more valuable than we see bacteria.”