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Billionaire Yuri Milner Bids Another $100M to Explore Cosmos

Billionaire Internet investor Yuri Milner announced another $100 million initiative on Tuesday to better understand the cosmos, this time by deploying thousands of tiny spacecraft to travel to our nearest neighboring star system and send back pictures. If successful, scientists could determine if Alpha Centauri, a star system about 25 trillion miles away, contains an Earth-like planet capable of sustaining life. The catch: It could take years to develop the project, dubbed Breakthrough...

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