An artist impression of a planet orbiting the star Alpha Centauri B, a member of the triple star system is the closest to Earth. Photo: AFP

A giant leap for mankind... to Alpha Centauri: Stephen Hawking announces plan to send laser-powered probes to star system 4.3 light years away

Revolutionary space exploration project unveiled by British physicist and tech tycoon Yuri Milner

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An artist impression of a planet orbiting the star Alpha Centauri B, a member of the triple star system is the closest to Earth. Photo: AFP
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