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Stephen Hawking dead at 76
Quote:Stephen W. Hawking, the Cambridge University physicist and best-selling author who roamed the cosmos from a wheelchair, pondering the nature of gravity and the origin of the universe and becoming an emblem of human determination and curiosity, died early Wednesday at his home in Cambridge

The presence of those seeking the truth is infinitely to be preferred to the presence of those who think they've found it. ~ Terry Pratchett

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Very sad day indeed, we lost a true genius at heart. May he rest in eternal peace. 

My favorite quote imo, — "If aliens ever visit us, I think the outcome would be much as when Christopher Columbus first landed in America, which didn't turn out very well for the Native Americans."
 The woods are lovely, dark, and deep but I have promises to keep and miles to go before I sleep. 
~*~*~Psych Butterfly~*~*~

And today is Pi Day... sad, yet appropriate.
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“Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.”
― Stephen Hawking
I hope these two are sharing a laugh with this video finally.

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Its funny two days before he died I was talking with someone who was telling me a story: her father had given her the book A Brief History of Time before he passed away and she hadn't read it. It had been packed into boxes when she moved into her new apartment. Suddenly, the book fell from out of nowhere onto the floor, with nothing it could have fallen from. She felt it was her father sending a sign that there is life after death.
According to a friend Hawking had a good sense of humor in spite of his physical handicaps. By her description Hawking would stay behind a column at Cambridge University near a place where visitors frequently took photographs. Just as someone raised a camera he would roll out from behind the column and photo-bomb the person.

Subject: I have a black cat.
Believer: Black cats are bad luck.
Non-believer: It's just a cat.
Crackpot: Black cats are part of the New World Order government conspiracy.
Skeptic: I can test if black cats are more or less lucky than another cat.
Cynic: You only have a black cat to gain power and prestige.


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