Flight to alpha Centauri: dreams and reality
last year, the famous physicist Stephen Hawking and Russian billionaire Yuri Milner announced an ambitious plan to launch a tiny spacecraft to the alpha Centauri system. Of course, such an ambitious plan requires no less ambitious solutions. For example, one unresolved concern is how moving with one-fifth the speed of light, the spacecraft will be able to stop after you reach your destination. Will he even be capable of such a maneuver?