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Stephen Hawking and Billionaire to Hunt Aliens

The latest venture by Russian billionaire Yuri Milner in his quest to find alien life is set to be unveiled by Stephen Hawking on Tuesday.

Starshot is the latest project in Milner’s decade-long search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI), which he set up in July 2015, under the banner Breakthrough Initiatives. Continue reading Stephen Hawking and Billionaire to Hunt Aliens

In Space, No One Can Hear You Sneeze

Astronauts are known for being in peak physical condition. But just like everyone else, occasionally they do get sick. Despite efforts by ground crew to keep spacecraft and cargo sterilized, when astronauts blast off into space, bacteria, viruses and mold can hitch a ride with them, on them and in them. Continue reading In Space, No One Can Hear You Sneeze