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CNET
Texas congressman doesn't want gay people in spaceown presidential nominee admits. I prefer to focus, though, on the idea that o
Texas congressman doesn't want gay people in space
CNET / Posted 7 hours ago
own presidential nominee admits. I prefer to focus, though, on the idea that our Earth will soon be too rotten to inhabit. Stephen Hawking, among others, believes that we will indeed have to escape before too long. This means we'll all have to... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
TV This Week, May 29-June 4: 'Peaky Blinders' and moreto be: TLC pairs the new specials “Transgender Kids” and “Transgender Kids Camp
TV This Week, May 29-June 4: 'Peaky Blinders' and more
Los Angeles Times / Posted 10 hours ago
to be: TLC pairs the new specials “Transgender Kids” and “Transgender Kids Camp.” 8 and 9 p.m. TLC “Genius by Stephen Hawking” seeks answers to the questions “What Are We?” and “Where Are We?” in these back-to-back season-ending... Read more
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Daily Mail
Iron Man robot is being developed in Russiasaying their use could save lives. But last year, more than 1,000 technology a
Iron Man robot is being developed in Russia
Daily Mail / Posted 14 hours ago
saying their use could save lives. But last year, more than 1,000 technology and robotics experts — including scientist Stephen Hawking, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak — warned that such weapons could be developed... Read more
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PhysOrg
Loop quantum gravity theory offers glimpse beyond the event horizona physical system—because its absence would violate the second law of thermodyn
Loop quantum gravity theory offers glimpse beyond the event horizon
PhysOrg / Posted 18 hours ago
a physical system—because its absence would violate the second law of thermodynamics. In particular, Jacob Bekenstein and Stephen Hawking have suggested that the entropy of a black hole is proportional to its area, rather than its volume, as would... Read more
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Canberra Times
From the cheap seatsof better camera positioning, in relevant instances people can see what was a g
From the cheap seats
Canberra Times / Posted 23 hours ago
of better camera positioning, in relevant instances people can see what was a goal or point. It's not a proposition for Stephen Hawking. Really, if commentators want to delve into a much more intriguing area, they could find out how, at all the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Kiwi scientist Roy Kerr receives coveted honour from King of Swedenthe Einstein Medal, in 2012. One of the world's foremost theoretical physicist
Kiwi scientist Roy Kerr receives coveted honour from King of Sweden
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
the Einstein Medal, in 2012. One of the world's foremost theoretical physicists famous for his work on black holes, Stephen Hawking, noted Kerr's discovery in his celebrated book, A Brief History of Time. Much of the work under-pinning the... Read more
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The Forward
Remembering Mell Lazarus, Creator of Miss Peach and Inspiration to Joseph Hellerof Mensa, a society for people who score top marks on standardized IQ tests. Sh
Remembering Mell Lazarus, Creator of Miss Peach and Inspiration to Joseph Heller
The Forward / Posted yesterday
of Mensa, a society for people who score top marks on standardized IQ tests. Sharing an episode with similarly mocked Stephen Hawking must have settled any lingering worries Lazarus’s family may have had about his intellectual bona fides as a... Read more
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PhysOrg
Finding aliens may be even easier than previously thoughtthat are trying to find us. Not long ago, Breakthrough Initiatives made headli
Finding aliens may be even easier than previously thought
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
that are trying to find us. Not long ago, Breakthrough Initiatives made headlines when they announced that luminaries like Stephen Hawking and Mark Zuckerberg were backing their plan to send a tiny spacecraft to Alpha Centauri. Known as... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Teacher bravely battles ALS, inspires studentshave been affected by the disease, some of whom have had an early onset with sl
Teacher bravely battles ALS, inspires students
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
have been affected by the disease, some of whom have had an early onset with slow progression, such as English physicist Stephen Hawking, director of Research at the Center for Theoretical Cosmology in the University of Cambridge and winner of... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Call for Giles to resign over insulta Labor MP 'dyslexic' as an insult, Bill Shorten has come gallantly to her defe
Call for Giles to resign over insult
Sky News Australia / Posted yesterday
a Labor MP 'dyslexic' as an insult, Bill Shorten has come gallantly to her defence, drawing a comparison with Beethoven and Stephen Hawking. During the final day of May parliamentary sittings on Thursday, Chief Minister Adam Giles picked on Labor... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Whether AI is good or bad depends on the humans behind itwork. That would apply whether the AI was offering legal advice or determining
Whether AI is good or bad depends on the humans behind it
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
work. That would apply whether the AI was offering legal advice or determining whether to fire a missile. Bill Gates, Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk and other tech and science luminaries have expressed concerns about where we’re headed, while... Read more
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Motorsport.com
Tribute: Neil Cunningham – a star of track, screen and lifeas the 'man in white'. Sadly, Neil was struck down by motor neurone disease –
Tribute: Neil Cunningham – a star of track, screen and life
Motorsport.com / Posted 2 days ago
as the 'man in white'. Sadly, Neil was struck down by motor neurone disease – the same condition that eminent scientist Stephen Hawking suffers from – but the fight he put up against it epitomised his character. Although the disease took a... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Wednesday TV Picks: ‘Wayward Pines’ returns(ABC): Rayna takes action when she discovers Maddie has come in contact with a
Wednesday TV Picks: ‘Wayward Pines’ returns
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
(ABC): Rayna takes action when she discovers Maddie has come in contact with a deceitful figure from her past. “Genius by Stephen Hawking,” 10 p.m. (KCTS): Stephen Hawking leads three people on a journey of discovery featuring racing cars, ice... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Boca Raton High co-valedictorian credits positive attitude, twinvaledictorian without my sister,” Kasper said. “She is my best friend and the g
Boca Raton High co-valedictorian credits positive attitude, twin
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 2 days ago
valedictorian without my sister,” Kasper said. “She is my best friend and the greatest person I know.” Who is your hero? Stephen Hawking What is your favorite movie? What are your hobbies? Running, yoga and baking. What do you do to get... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders' on CBSto town. Terrence Howard, Carla Gugino and Melissa Leo return and Djimon Hounso
Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders' on CBS
Los Angeles Times / Posted 3 days ago
to town. Terrence Howard, Carla Gugino and Melissa Leo return and Djimon Hounsou also joins the show. 9 p.m. Fox Genius by Stephen Hawking The renowned theorist’s new series continues with two new episodes: “Why Are We Here?” and “Where Did the... Read more
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Raw Story
Hodor, ‘Game of Thrones’ and how the ‘time travel’ trope ruins every great storyback through time to observe the past first-hand? This past week, however, PBS
Hodor, ‘Game of Thrones’ and how the ‘time travel’ trope ruins every great story
Raw Story / Posted 3 days ago
back through time to observe the past first-hand? This past week, however, PBS began airing a series hosted by Physicist Stephen Hawking, who sends three “ordinary” people out to conduct thought experiments where they will experience their own... Read more
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Torontoist
This Week in TV: Primetime Price is Right and The Raptors (Will Probably) Dominateif they figure it out, and that’s what can be said for it. (Netflix) This Week
This Week in TV: Primetime Price is Right and The Raptors (Will Probably) Dominate
Torontoist / Posted 3 days ago
if they figure it out, and that’s what can be said for it. (Netflix) This Week in TV: The Raptors Cross Their Fingers, and Stephen Hawking Offers Life Advice This Week in TV: Chelsea Does Netflix, HGTV Does Everything, and TLC Does the Same... Read more
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CNET
Artificial intelligence: Getting as good as the real thingto quickly pull the plug after it started tweeting racist and pornographic rema
Artificial intelligence: Getting as good as the real thing
CNET / Posted 4 days ago
to quickly pull the plug after it started tweeting racist and pornographic remarks. Innovators, including Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking, have warned AI might be dangerous. Musk likened AI to "summoning the demon" and helped launch a $1 billion... Read more
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Daily Mail
Experts reveal a list of worst case scenarios for AIout with the bathwater.' He added that he 'completely disagreed' with likes of
Experts reveal a list of worst case scenarios for AI
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
out with the bathwater.' He added that he 'completely disagreed' with likes of Tesla founder, Elon Musk, and physicist, Stephen Hawking, who claim that AI could 'spell the end of the human race.' 'Any scenario in which [AI] is an existential... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
EEOC proposal: Disabled workers should be 12% of staff at federal agenciessegment of the community whose talents have been most excluded," Bristo said. "
EEOC proposal: Disabled workers should be 12% of staff at federal agencies
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
segment of the community whose talents have been most excluded," Bristo said. "You never know who is going to be the next Stephen Hawking." The EEOC's proposed rule, officially published Wednesday, provides guidance to federal agencies on how to... Read more
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Denver Post
Aerospace, engineering, aeronautics news, jobs, trendsfor up to 60 days April 15, 2016 Costs not rocketing as Colorado firms embrace
Aerospace, engineering, aeronautics news, jobs, trends
Denver Post / Posted 4 days ago
for up to 60 days April 15, 2016 Costs not rocketing as Colorado firms embrace space boom April 15, 2016 NASA getting closer to “Boots on Mars” with Colorado companies’ help April 13, 2016 Stephen Hawking joins futuristic bid to explore outer sp... Read more
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Perth Now
Road-crash victims tell of battle to surviveuniverse. I’m still here, I’m still me, but not as I once was,” says the 34–yea
Road-crash victims tell of battle to survive
Perth Now / Posted 5 days ago
universe. I’m still here, I’m still me, but not as I once was,” says the 34–year-old in a voice generated through a Stephen Hawking-style speech synthesiser. Slouched in a state-of-the-art wheelchair, all metal, knobs and wires, in a... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Television previews week beginning May 22of programming exploring identity, the central question here is: How much of wh
Television previews week beginning May 22
Daily Liberal / Posted 6 days ago
of programming exploring identity, the central question here is: How much of who we are is truly in our DNA? GENIUS WITH STEPHEN HAWKING Wednesday, May 25, 9.30pm, NatGeo We all have it in us to have brilliant ideas. At least, Stephen Hawking... Read more
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Raw Story
What science fiction tells us about our trouble with artificial intelligenceout what might a future with artificial intelligence might look like. Last year
What science fiction tells us about our trouble with artificial intelligence
Raw Story / Posted 6 days ago
out what might a future with artificial intelligence might look like. Last year, an open letter with signatories including Stephen Hawking and Nick Bostrom called for AI to be of demonstrable benefit to humanity, or risk something that exceeds our... Read more
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CNET
Google: Scary-smart AI still 'decades and decades' awayTay, devolved into a meme after it started spewing racist and sexual comments.
Google: Scary-smart AI still 'decades and decades' away
CNET / Posted 7 days ago
Tay, devolved into a meme after it started spewing racist and sexual comments. Meanwhile, luminaries like Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking have warned against the dangers of AI. In December, Musk, along with prominent tech investors Sam Altman and... Read more
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CNET
Hawking: It's outer space or die for humansStephen Hawking says he's an optimist. Perhaps theoretical physicists have an i
Hawking: It's outer space or die for humans
CNET / Posted 7 days ago
Stephen Hawking says he's an optimist. Perhaps theoretical physicists have an idiosyncratic definition of the word. For in an interview with BigThink, Hawking suggested that unless the human race begins to inhabit outer space, it will... Read more
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Daily Mail
We need to think more carefully about the messages we send to ETwho claim we should be more careful about the messages we put out If there are
We need to think more carefully about the messages we send to ET
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
who claim we should be more careful about the messages we put out If there are any intelligent alien life forms out there, Stephen Hawking thinks we're playing a dangerous game by trying to contact them. The physicist believes if aliens discovered... Read more
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CNET
Scary-smart AI is still 'decades and decades' away, Google saysTay, devolved into a meme after it started spewing racist and sexual comments.
Scary-smart AI is still 'decades and decades' away, Google says
CNET / Posted 7 days ago
Tay, devolved into a meme after it started spewing racist and sexual comments. Meanwhile, luminaries like Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking have warned against the dangers of AI. In December, Musk, along with prominent tech investors Sam Altman and... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Study quest tests limits for 73-year-old graduanda master's degree in religious studies. However, during a recent trip to the l
Study quest tests limits for 73-year-old graduand
Otago Daily Times / Posted 7 days ago
a master's degree in religious studies. However, during a recent trip to the library he left with a stack of books by Stephen Hawking and Christopher Hitchens. "I'm going to look at it from that perspective now, but that is all just a... Read more
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Al.com
Dana Carvey and Steve Carell love Rusty Sarhan; could 'SNL' be next?doing celebrity impressions. His expert impersonations of Sharon Osbourne, Jenn
Dana Carvey and Steve Carell love Rusty Sarhan; could 'SNL' be next?
Al.com / Posted 8 days ago
doing celebrity impressions. His expert impersonations of Sharon Osbourne, Jennifer Coolidge, Daniel Radcliffe and Stephen Hawking helped him win the $10,000 prize. He first started doing impressions at St. Luke's Middle School, he said,... Read more
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WestportNow
Susan Granger at the Movies: ‘The Nice Guys,’ ‘Money Monster,’ ‘The Man Who Knew Infinity’comedies. A self-educated clerk from a poor Brahmin family, Ramanujan overcame
Susan Granger at the Movies: ‘The Nice Guys,’ ‘Money Monster,’ ‘The Man Who Knew Infinity’
WestportNow / Posted 9 days ago
comedies. A self-educated clerk from a poor Brahmin family, Ramanujan overcame incredible odds to inform the later work of Stephen Hawking (“The Theory of Everything”) and Alan Turing (“The Imitation Game”). Although writer/director Matt Brown... Read more
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The Seattle Times
May 18 TV Picks: ‘Modern Family’ season finale on ABCfor sexually assaulting female inmates, the union that supports him set their s
May 18 TV Picks: ‘Modern Family’ season finale on ABC
The Seattle Times / Posted 9 days ago
for sexually assaulting female inmates, the union that supports him set their sights on Barba and the SVU. “Genius by Stephen Hawking,” 9 p.m. (KCTS): Stephen Hawking considers whether time travel is possible. “Empire,” 9 p.m. (Fox): In an... Read more
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The News & Observer
Good-ish times on ‘black-ish’ finale(9 p.m., Fox) – In the second season ender, Jamal refuses to make more music un
Good-ish times on ‘black-ish’ finale
The News & Observer / Posted 9 days ago
(9 p.m., Fox) – In the second season ender, Jamal refuses to make more music until his family makes peace. Genius by Stephen Hawking (9 p.m., UNC-TV) – The first two episodes of this series start way looking at time travel and whether aliens... Read more
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The Register
Want a Brexit? Promise you'll sort out UK universities' £1bn research cash lossthe EU would hinder research. A letter to The Times was signed by more than 150
Want a Brexit? Promise you'll sort out UK universities' £1bn research cash loss
The Register / Posted 9 days ago
the EU would hinder research. A letter to The Times was signed by more than 150 fellows from the Royal Society - including Stephen Hawking - which said that Brexit would be a “disaster for science”. Digital Science, a technology company which... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'black-ish' on ABCto create music until his family ends their feuding. Terrence Howard and Taraji
Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'black-ish' on ABC
Los Angeles Times / Posted 10 days ago
to create music until his family ends their feuding. Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson star. 9 p.m. Fox Genius by Stephen Hawking The premiere of this new science-based mini-series considers whether time travel is possible. 9 and 10 p.m.... Read more
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Daily Mail
Planets in our neighbouring galaxy could survive for a BILLION yearssystem, flying on sails pushed by beams of light through the universe The $100
Planets in our neighbouring galaxy could survive for a BILLION years
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
system, flying on sails pushed by beams of light through the universe The $100m project was created by famed cosmologist Stephen Hawking, along with Russian billionaire Yuri Milner, and Mark Zuckerberg, and could reach Alpha Centauri within 20... Read more
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Mashable
Stephen Hawking teaches you how to think like a genius in his new TV seriesRenowned cosmologist Stephen Hawking is coming to the small screen in the U.S.
Stephen Hawking teaches you how to think like a genius in his new TV series
Mashable / Posted 10 days ago
Renowned cosmologist Stephen Hawking is coming to the small screen in the U.S. starting Wednesday, when a six-part series begins airing on PBS and National Geographic. The show, Genius By Stephen Hawking, explores what it takes to think like a... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Hawking's 'Genius' helps ordinary people tackle extraordinary questionsStephen Hawking really is one of the world's greatest minds because in his new
Hawking's 'Genius' helps ordinary people tackle extraordinary questions
Houston Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
Stephen Hawking really is one of the world's greatest minds because in his new PBS docu-series, "Genius by Stephen Hawking," he manages to get ordinary people to understand some of the most complicated and seemingly unanswerable questions of the... Read more
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Daily Star
Science boffins reveal there IS some life after death- Check Us Out! (1985) Home Science Experiment - Make a glass invisible Home
Science boffins reveal there IS some life after death
Daily Star / Posted 10 days ago
- Check Us Out! (1985) Home Science Experiment - Make a glass invisible Home Science Experiment - Make a glass invisible Stephen Hawking launches new medal for communication science London (AFP) - Renowned British cosmologist Stephen Hawking... Read more
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Wired News
Soon We Won’t Program Computers. We’ll Train Them Like Dogsout-inventing human researchers, out-manipulating human leaders, and developing
Soon We Won’t Program Computers. We’ll Train Them Like Dogs
Wired News / Posted 10 days ago
out-inventing human researchers, out-manipulating human leaders, and developing weapons we cannot even understand,” wrote Stephen Hawking—sentiments echoed by Elon Musk and Bill Gates, among others. “Whereas the short-term impact of AI depends on... Read more
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Fortune
Virgin Galactic’s CEO: We’re at an Inflection Point for Space Travelseat on the spaceship Unity, when it launches, are the likes of not just the Wh
Virgin Galactic’s CEO: We’re at an Inflection Point for Space Travel
Fortune / Posted 10 days ago
seat on the spaceship Unity, when it launches, are the likes of not just the Whitesides’, but also 700 others, including Stephen Hawking, Brad Pitt, Tom Hanks, and Katy Perry. “We’re at an inflection point,” Whitesides says. “Only about 550... Read more
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Denver Post
Can we time travel? Stephen Hawking wants you to think about it.Stephen Hawking is so generous a genius that he wants to share the wealth. He b
Can we time travel? Stephen Hawking wants you to think about it.
Denver Post / Posted 11 days ago
Stephen Hawking is so generous a genius that he wants to share the wealth. He believes "ordinary people" can be trained to "think like a genius" about the really big questions. His new six-part PBS series, "Genius by Stephen Hawking," borrows from... Read more
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Torontoist
This Week in TV: The Raptors Cross Their Fingers, and Stephen Hawking Offers Life Advicewhat has been a pretty strong season overall tonight. That Mark Burnett. He’s e
This Week in TV: The Raptors Cross Their Fingers, and Stephen Hawking Offers Life Advice
Torontoist / Posted 11 days ago
what has been a pretty strong season overall tonight. That Mark Burnett. He’s everywhere. (Global, 8 p.m.) Genius by Stephen Hawking features Stephen Hawking (obviously), working with “normal” people and guiding them through scientific and... Read more
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The Telegraph
LMG two blaze Harvard trailmathematics. As a teenager, she would hunt for answers to her inquisitiveness i
LMG two blaze Harvard trail
The Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
mathematics. As a teenager, she would hunt for answers to her inquisitiveness in the pages of books by Richard Feynman and Stephen Hawking. Vedika Khemani, "science geek" from the Class of 2006 at La Martiniere for Girls, will now get to dine and... Read more
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CTV News
Most ALS doctors support assisted death, but not for early-stage patientslive for several years beyond the average survival point. Perhaps the best-kno
Most ALS doctors support assisted death, but not for early-stage patients
CTV News / Posted 12 days ago
live for several years beyond the average survival point. Perhaps the best-known example is British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, who was diagnosed with early-onset ALS at age 21. Now 74, he has long been confined to a wheelchair and is... Read more
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Calgary Sun
'All The Way,' 'Mike and Molly' and 'The Simpsons' live top this week's TV must-seesDouglas, but let's be blunt, in this context, who the hell cares about them? W
'All The Way,' 'Mike and Molly' and 'The Simpsons' live top this week's TV must-sees
Calgary Sun / Posted 12 days ago
Douglas, but let's be blunt, in this context, who the hell cares about them? When: Tuesday, May 17 on Fox 10. Genius by Stephen Hawking Beginning with back-to-back episodes, scientist Stephen Hawking presents physical and mental challenges to... Read more
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Raw Story
Hillary Clinton’s plans to open up the UFO files may never see the light of daythat the knowledge would come with a heavy burden. “This is some serious, seri
Hillary Clinton’s plans to open up the UFO files may never see the light of day
Raw Story / Posted 12 days ago
that the knowledge would come with a heavy burden. “This is some serious, serious stuff and a lot of our best minds, like Stephen Hawking, have suggested that any exposure to an extraterrestrial civilisation would be catastrophic,” he said. “It... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Hillary Clinton's UFO investigation plans unlikely to achieve liftoff, experts saythat the knowledge would come with a heavy burden. “This is some serious, seri
Hillary Clinton's UFO investigation plans unlikely to achieve liftoff, experts say
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 12 days ago
that the knowledge would come with a heavy burden. “This is some serious, serious stuff and a lot of our best minds, like Stephen Hawking, have suggested that any exposure to an extraterrestrial civilisation would be catastrophic,” he said. “It... Read more
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Adelaide Now
The most hated songs in the worldit lost all its meaning — a mantra that intentionally sought to expose the empt
The most hated songs in the world
Adelaide Now / Posted 12 days ago
it lost all its meaning — a mantra that intentionally sought to expose the emptiness in this generation’s love songs. Like Stephen Hawking, but different. GOOD TIME — PARIS HILTON FT. LIL WAYNE Views: 9,074,175 Why the hate? The musical version... Read more
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Boston Globe
The journey of the chirp that proved Einstein rightthe surface with calculations, a small crowd gathering around him. A voice in
The journey of the chirp that proved Einstein right
Boston Globe / Posted 12 days ago
the surface with calculations, a small crowd gathering around him. A voice in back called out, “Stephen is coming” — Stephen Hawking, surrounded by cameras — and the room parted as the most celebrated figure in world physics rolled to the... Read more
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