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"Not much more to add. The BBC is reporting that 'Stephen Hawking is "very ill" in hospital.' He has had a few health scares before, and as a post-graduate he was told he didn't have much longer to live; he's now 67.""

 

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/8008767.stm

 

I hope he doesn't leave us yet. He's one of the last remaining bastions of the notion of the individual genius.

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Um...

 

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Huh, just today I learned that Hawking was a Brit, I always thought he was American. I wonder why his talk box thingy doesnt have an English accent.

 

Probably because it has a Darth Vader accent instead? :)

 

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Hopefully he'll be fine. I need something to talk about to waste time in physics :lol: . Ya know, that and the whole "most intelligent man alive" bit.

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We CAN rebuild him.. we have the technology!

 

"dun dun duuuun"

 

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