Poison Tuesday

21st Apr 2009 · · Link ·

Short and sweet this Tuesday (just about Tuesday) as I'm suffering from what appears to be food poisoning. I'll spare you the details.

1. 64 Things Every Geek Should Know. (based on this I am NOT a geek :)

2. I want one of these

3. And these:










4. Thankfully it Looks like Stephen William Hawking, CH, CBE, FRS, FRSA is to make a full recovery. It promopted me to take a look at his Wiki page for more details about the man.

A snipped of his awards from that page:
  • 1975 Eddington Medal

  • 1976 Hughes Medal of the Royal Society

  • 1979 Albert Einstein Medal

  • 1982 Order of the British Empire (Commander)

  • 1985 Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society

  • 1986 Member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences

  • 1988 Wolf Prize in Physics

  • 1989 Prince of Asturias Awards in Concord

  • 1989 Companion of Honour

  • 1999 Julius Edgar Lilienfeld Prize of the American Physical Society

  • 2003 Michelson Morley Award of Case Western Reserve University

  • 2006 Copley Medal of the Royal Society




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