'Best' Telescopes Train Eyes for Alien Intelligence in $100M Projet

“Well, ‘Are we alone?’ is one of the oldest questions in the book, with dedicated alien life seekers gluing their eyes to telescopes in hopes of spotting a ufo. That search for alien intelligence got major push announcing through the Breakthrough Listen Project headed by entrepreneuer and former physicist Yuri Millner. MIlner, who is the founderr of Breakthrough Prizes in Fundamental Physics, Life Sciences and Mathematics, says the project will provide 100 million dollars to collect data about extraterrestrial life using what he says are the best telescopes worldwide. He says the idea is to incorporate a Silicon Valley culture of openness into the project so the public has acess to the data the scientists collect.



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