And Now, Why Stephen Hawking Is Awesome

Senior Contributor
01.11.12

Is it because he’s one of the greatest physicists in pop culture history?

Well, yeah, but it’s not what we’re getting at.

Is it because he overcame a severe disability to be one of the greatest physicists in pop culture history?

OK, sure, that’s inspiring, but instead we want to talk about what a huge smart-ass he is.

Fifteen years ago or so, some magazine in Britain decided to ask Stephen Hawking if he knew the secret to time travel. Under the jump, his response.

[ via io9 ]

post image courtesy MC Hawking

image of Hawking’s snarky comment courtesy Letters of Note

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