The co-founder of Microsoft is donating a slice of his fortune to the search for alien life.

Paul Allen is donating $7.5 million to…

the California-based Seti Institute to help search for life on other planets.

The money will be used to create a radio telescope array comprising more than 200 dishes which will measure signals from space.

“It will expand our understanding of how the Universe was formed,” says Mr Allen.

Space exploration has…

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