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