Thursday, April 26, 2007
A Long-Awaited Taste of Outer Space - washingtonpost.com
A Long-Awaited Taste of Outer Space - washingtonpost.com: "'Life on Earth is at the ever-increasing risk of being wiped out by a disaster, such as sudden global warming, nuclear war, a genetically engineered virus or other dangers,' Hawking said in a statement before boarding. 'I think the human race has no future if it doesn't go into space. I therefore want to encourage public interest in space.'"
His body is paralyzed by Lou Gehrig's disease.
The apple is a tribute to Isaac Newton.
I would be very happy if in my entire life I could do as much for mankind as Stephen Hawkings does on an average day.