I had a chance to see Steven Hawking speak in person once in Atlanta several years ago.  Unfortunately, I had a whiny friend with me who was complaining because he hadn’t had any dinner.  Being a good friend, I said “Let’s just go and get you some dinner.”  I should have said, “Go get yourself some dinner — I’m going to hear this genius speak!”  I’ve regretted not hearing and seeing him in person ever since.  Anyway, here’s the latest article on Steven Hawking