SPEEDY: Prof Stephen Hawking says Mars could also be only one hour away
World-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking believes by the 12 months 2600, the planet will flip right into a scorching fireball resulting from extreme energy consumption.
Speaking on the Tencent WE Summit in Beijing, Hawking claimed that people might attain “Mars in an hour and Pluto in several days” on what he described as a nanocraft probe.
“Such a system might attain Mars in lower than an hour, or attain Pluto in days, move Voyager in underneath every week and attain Alpha Centauri in simply over 20 years”, he added.
BACKING: Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is behind the bold scheme
William Shatner: is a UFO believer, saying, ‘There is little question that there’s life on the market; the arithmetic of it lead you to that absolute conclusion. In my thoughts, there isn’t a doubt that the universe teems – with life in all its type’
SUPPORT: Physicist Yuri Milner is a part of the group
Space migration will see minature probes shoot off by tens of giggawats of centered energy by an array of lasers.
The 75-year-old’s badysis discovered that the probe will journey sooner than any typical rocket with an acceleration of one million miles per hour.
Project Breakthrough Starshot is being backed by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and billionaire Yuri Milner.