“Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp, Or what’s a heaven for?”
Stephen Hawking dismissed the religious notion of “heaven,” yet brought Robert Browning’s thought to unexpected life.
Hawking, the British cosmologist, theoretical physicist and thinker, died this week, aged 76. Guardian science editor Ian Sample wrote that he symbolised “the unbounded possibilities of the human mind.”
Watching the recent stock market carnage, with global environmental and political carnage always on my mind, I recalled the day when I was 15 years old and my flight instructor decided I was ready for Read more