Amazing, the theoretical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking turns 70 this weekend (Sunday 8th January), famous for writing the bestseller [amazon ASIN=”0553175211″]A Brief History of Time[/amazon] and numerous other books, including his latest [amazon ASIN=”0553819224″]The Grand Design[/amazon].
Below are a couple of short videos, one about M-theory and why such a theory would make God Unnecessary, and the second is 10 intriguing questions from Time.[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vallK5pAKbQ[/youtube] [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=geybTGQnF4s[/youtube]
More great links:
Stephen Hawking at 70: Fellow scientists pay tribute
As cosmologists gather in Cambridge to honour Stephen Hawking on his 70th birthday, they share their recollections of meeting and working with him.
As Stephen Hawking turns 70, six life lessons you should learn from him
Physicist, cosmologist and obsessor of black holes Stephen Hawking turns 70 Sunday, despite a diagnosis of Lou Gehrig’s disease that doctors said would kill him almost five decades ago. Many scientists are taking the birthday as a chance to reflect on what the man taught us in his brilliant career
Stephen Hawking – The Official Website!