Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has issued yet another warning for Earth and this time, he says we have less than 600 years before the Earth turns into a sizzling fireball.
Hawking says that if we don’t leave Earth soon, overpopulation will increase energy consumption and pretty much kill us all.
But Hawking has a plan. Speaking at the Tencent WE Summit in Beijing, Hawking appealed to investors to back his plans to travel to Alpha Centauri. At around 4 light-years away, it’s the closest star system to our sun.
The venture is called Breakthrough Starshot and it would use a tiny spacecraft that travels at the speed of light.
Such a system could reach Mars in less than an hour, or reach Pluto in