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Friday, April 27, 2007

  Hawking's flight

While this poem was last used as a eulogy, it is also an affirmation - of why we struggle to exceed our limitations; of why we reach for the stars. Can you look into Steven Hawking's eyes and deny him his dream - or deny what he's telling us?

"I think the human race has no future if it doesn't go into space. I therefore want to encourage public interest in space."

"I hope many people will follow in my path,"
he said.

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