Men's Journal

A Russian Billionaire’s Search for Alien Life

Russian venture capitalist Yuri Milner is funding a $100 million project that seeks to answer everyone's favorite Sci-Fi plot: Are we the only ones in the universe? Called Breakthrough Listen, the project is considered by experts to be the most comprehensive search for extraterrestrials in other worlds. Headquartered in West Virginia, the world's largest fully steerable radio telescope will look for evidence of distant technology, such as radio communication or a concentrated burst of energy.  

Read Mark Adams full investigation that reveals why 2016 is shaping up to be the 1491 year for space discovery on Rolling Stone.