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Prof Hawking to mail postage-stamp space craft to Alpha Centauri using frickin' lasers

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"heard above all the other noise out there at that distance with the path loss."

Noise dwarfs path loss. It's got to be heard over a pair of omnidirectional transmitters broadcasting 1027W spread over every frequency band from RF to X-rays.

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