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Description of attending an amazing talk by

posted by Jason Kottke   Mar 14, 2007

Description of attending an amazing talk by Stephen Hawking. “In the beginning there’s a long pause. Really long. The applause dies down and then… crickets. For thirty seconds… a minute… two minutes. Then suddenly, Hawking’s synthesized voice: ‘Can you hear me?’ The climactic scenes of blockbuster movies are not as thrilling.”

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