Stephen Hawking, 1942-2018

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Stephen Hawking, 1942-2018

Post by ffutures » Wed Mar 14, 2018 6:59 am

Stephen Hawking has died.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-43396008

A hugely significant figure - in physics, in SF, and in helping the public to realise, to some extent, that disability does not necessarily equate to stupidity. He'll be missed.

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Re: Stephen Hawking, 1942-2018

Post by spud42 » Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:03 am

RIP Stephen
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or simply
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Re: Stephen Hawking, 1942-2018

Post by Disembodied » Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:10 am

A great pity … we need public intellectuals more now than ever. He had a great deal to contribute, and not just about physics.

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Post by Cody » Wed Mar 14, 2018 3:11 pm

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Re: Stephen Hawking, 1942-2018

Post by Smivs » Wed Mar 14, 2018 8:35 pm

In the future, he will be remembered with the likes of Archimedes, Galileo, Leonardo and Einstein. We have lost one of the great minds of all time, and a truly inspirational man. A very sad day.
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