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Stephen Hawking warned us about contacting aliens, but this astronomer says it's 'too late'

In 2010, physicist Stephen Hawking voiced concern about the possibility that we might contact extraterrestrial life by transmitting signals into space.

However, SETI senior astronomer Seth Shostak told us that it’s too late to consider whether we should send such transmissions, because we’ve already been doing it for decades. 16 more words

Aliens

Three days until 'Explaining Our Weird Universe 1' is unleashed!

A reminder that my short book Explaining Our Weird Universe 1: cool stuff about time, black holes and quantum magic 106 more words
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DON’T HAWK WHAT YOU WON’T SELL!

Hawking is a commonplace on the streets of Nigeria. It serve as a means of livelihood especially among the low-income level citizens. It is the desire of every hawker to sell all his goods as soon as possible. 1,778 more words

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Explaining Our Weird Universe Volume 1 - cover reveal!

I have exciting news. My short book Explaining Our Weird Universe Volume 1: cool stuff about time, black holes and quantum magic 149 more words
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Billionaire Daughter, DJ Cuppy Spotted “Hawking” In Ibiza, Spain (Photos)

Billionaire daughter, DJ Cuppy , took to her snap chat to share clips of herself as she arrived Ibiza , Spain for her vacation.

The billionaire’s daughter jokingly carried a crate of drinks on her head as she teased about hawking it. 15 more words

Celebrity Life

Sonic black hole produces equivalent of Hawking radiation

(Source: arstechnica.com)

One of the common descriptions of black holes is that their gravitational pull is so strong, not even light can escape it. Stephen Hawking is famous for (among other things) showing that this isn’t actually true. 831 more words

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