Alpha Centauri or bust

A team of scientists, led by Russian entrepreneur Yuri Milner, are planning a $10 billion project to launch small robot probes using lasers, towards Earth’s nearest star, Alpha Centauri.

20 years to develop – 20 to travel – 4 to transmit back.

Read more at New York Times

Game of Thrones family tree

SPOILERS if havent watched. Early basic primer in advance of Season Six on April 24 on HBO.