World-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has just announced quite the ambitious mission to visit our nearest star system and find out if life truly exists outside the planet.
China’s giant radio telescope is joining the search for alien life in the mysterious flickering star known as Tabby’s Star.
Could we grow life on an alien planet? A scientist explores this possibility through an automated gene laboratory that could grow cells and synthesize genes from their chemical components.
Stephen Hawking and Yuri Milner's Breakthrough Starshot may conduct a flyby to the newly discovered habitable planet, Proxima B.
The Breakthrough Starshot project aims to be the first to launch a gram-scale spacecraft from light beams with speeds of up to 20% the speed of light. But now, the project is fired up with excitement for yet another target: to glimpse Proxima b up close.
Breakthrough Starshot, one of the most exciting astronomical projects of all time, aims to reach the Alpha Centauri star system in 20 years. However, scientists found a critical challenge: the possibility of damage due to interstellar gas and dust
Russian billionaire Yuri Milner spoke Tuesday at Brainstorm Tech 2016 in Aspen. He explained why he's investing in a $100 million scheme to send tiny space probes to Alpha Centauri. Milner wants to find intelligent alien life.
Stephen Hawking's $100 million deep space exploration nanocraft called Breakthrough Starshot promises to reach Alpha Centauri in a 20-year journey.
Stephen Hawking announced on Tuesday that he and Russian millionaire Yuri Milner are launching an interstellar project dubbed Breakthrough Starshot. The said revolutionary space exploration aims to send robotic probes to an almost impossible destination, Alpha Centauri. However, before Breakthrough Starshot pushes through, there are many challenges that it has to overcome.
Stephen Hawking amazed the community once again. Together with esteemed colleagues, he recently launched a $100-million space exploration project called Breakthrough Starshot, which aims to reach the nearest star system, Alpha Centauri, in a span of 20 years.