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I'm going to be offline for 17 minutes.

Be back in a few.

Also, I'm going to miss Stephen Hawking.

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"Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion."
Albert Einstein

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FoilDood wrote:

"Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion."
Albert Einstein

LIke a photon from the furthest galaxies in the Hubble Deep Field pics, it's still just now - not a single moment has passed.

IMAGE(<a href="https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/5f/HubbleDeepField.800px.jpg/300px-HubbleDeepField.800px.jpg" rel="nofollow">https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/5f/HubbleDeepField.800px.jpg/300px-HubbleDeepField.800px.jpg</a>)

We took his presence almost for granted but he'll be remembered longer than almost anyone else of his time, and for a guy that wasn't expected to make it past 1965.

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Some levity.

There is no off season.

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Stephen Hawking's Favorite Places: https://curiositystream.com/hawking/

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At CuriosityStream, we will always be grateful that Professor Hawking passionately shared his enthusiasm for the wonders of the Universe with his fellow humans. In tribute, please enjoy the complete series of Stephen Hawking's Favorite Places through Friday, March 23rd.

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