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Stephen Hawking Teams Up With Mark Zuckerberg to Launch $100 Million Alien Hunt

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There’s no doubt that astrophysicist Stephen Hawking is one of most smartest men on earth. Combine Hawking’s intellect and knowledge with the business savviness of Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and a Russian billionaire named Yuri Milner, what do you get? A multimillion dollar project aimed at finding life in outer space.

These heavy hitters have the smarts and resources to go explore and try to find out if life outside of earth is really out there. Learn about this exciting new project that may change life as we know it.

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“If the government is covering up knowledge of aliens, they are doing a better job of it than they do at anything else.” — Stephen Hawking