This light-propelled probe could orbit exoplanets and hunt for alien life

Decades of research has shown it is theoretically possible to journey beyond our solar system in the hunt for alien life on exoplanets. Putting this theory into practice is a different beast altogether, and one of the greatest challenges is how to slow down any spacecraft we send when it arrives at the far reaches.

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