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    Re: Hawking joins Plan to send light sail powered craft out to see what's out there.

    Quote Originally Posted by Bryn Mawr View Post
    Compare it to our military budget and it's loose change.

    We waste more money each year on blocked beds in the NHS.

    We give many times that to the world's fifth largest economy in aid.


    There are many other places to get the money for our earthly challenges.
    You are talking national expenditure, the article says, and I quote "an Internet investor announced that he’s spending $100 million on a futuristic plan to explore far outside our solar system"
    'An' Internet investor, not a consortium or country, my mind is boggled.
    I thought I knew more than this until I opened my mouth

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    Re: Hawking joins Plan to send light sail powered craft out to see what's out there.

    Quote Originally Posted by Bruv View Post
    You are talking national expenditure, the article says, and I quote "an Internet investor announced that he’s spending $100 million on a futuristic plan to explore far outside our solar system"
    'An' Internet investor, not a consortium or country, my mind is boggled.
    He owns most of Facebook and is a multi-billionaire so it's more like you or I investing ten grand.

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    Like me investing £100 maybe.
    I thought I knew more than this until I opened my mouth

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    Re: Hawking joins Plan to send light sail powered craft out to see what's out there.

    Jones Jones (Jj) would love this post! It is right down his alley. Just saying for all of us Earthlings.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lady J View Post
    Jones Jones (Jj) would love this post! It is right down his alley. Just saying for all of us Earthlings.
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