Many people are still skeptical about Bitcoin at this point, but the recent high of $900 has certainly increased interest in the cryptocurrency. Now Bitcoin has a new supporter, none other than the maverick Sir Richard Branson himself.

Whether you’re planning to invest in it; mine it; or ignore it, it’s probably a good idea to find out more about it.

In his own words:

Bitcoins in space

I have invested in some bitcoins myself, and find it fascinating how a whole new global currency has been created. For people who can afford to invest a little in bitcoins, it’s worth looking into.