Firing thousands of tiny spacecraft traveling 20 percent of the speed of light to another star system is an astounding mission. It also ventures into some new frontiers for philanthropy.Read More
The Russian billionaire is now supporting the hunt for intelligent extraterrestrial life, potentially indefinitely, and on a level nobody has ever done before. Whether he finds it or not, science will still win.
Searching for aliens. Resisting robot overlords. Turning back the hands of time. Some philanthropic endeavors are so starry-eyed (or apocalyptic) that they seem lifted from science fiction. Here's a look.Read More