Famed physicist Stephen Hawking and Russian tycoon Yuri Milner held a news conference in London to announce their new project: injecting $100 million and a whole lot of brain power into the search for intelligent extraterrestrial life.

When I lay out here in the Baja and I look up and see the thousands upon thousands of stars, I believe we can’t be the only ones inhabiting the universe.

Of course there’s other life forms out there. How arrogant do we have to be to believe that’s not so? That’s doesn’t mean it’s like Easy Rider and they’re all among us and we don’t know it.

I think that it’s a wonderful idea to find out if any other life form exists. It could be good, or it could be bad. Knowing us the first thing we’ll want to do is go to war with them!

-Jesse Ventura

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