Stephen Hawking wants to send a laser-powered probe interstellar

Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has joined Russian billionaire Yuri Milner to announce plans to send a space probe to Alpha Centauri.The project, titled Breakthrough Starshot, would see a fleet of thousands of tiny spacecraft carried into orbit by a 'mothership', then zapped by a enormous laser from Earth which would propel them to speeds that…
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WIRED Awake: 10 must-read articles for 13 April

Your daily briefing. TToday, Russian entrepreneur Yuri Milner has launched a $100 million project to send nanoships to Alpha Centauri, US health authorities say that Zika virus is "scarier than we initially thought", Facebook has designed and built an open-source 360-degree video camera, and more.By:, Source: wired
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Marvel's Doctor Strange has summoned a teaser trailer out of thin air

A first teaser for a new Marvel movie is always a major event, especially when the movie is introducing a new character and franchise into the Marvel Cinematic Universe.That's exactly what's happened with the teaser for Doctor Strange, starring Academy Award-nominated actor (and Tumblr dreamboat) Benedict Cumberbatch in the titular role.Doctor Strange is something of…
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