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The words of the legendary physicist, Steven Hawking, are being used in a final tribute in a very fitting way, by being blasted into space with a message of peace. Friday was Hawking's memorial service at London's famous Westminster Abbey, his final resting place, among the likes of Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin.
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>> I have long wanted to go into space.>> His voice beamed the same day by the European Space Agency toward a black hole over 3000 lightyears away.>> There is unlimited potential for what the human mind can learn and develop.>> Hawking's work on black holes was among his most influential, building on the ideas put forward by Albert Einstein and challenging many scientific assumptions about them.
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Music set with his voice is from the famed composer Vangelis, now going with Hawking to a place none of us have seen with the naked eye. And who knows, maybe someone or something will hear it before it gets there.