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Post by Chilidog » Wed Mar 14, 2018 2:09 am

He's gone into the black hole



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Post by pipistrelle » Wed Mar 14, 2018 6:17 am

Sterngard Friegen wrote:
Tue Mar 13, 2018 11:53 pm
I wonder if Hawking lived longer than anyone else with ALS.
I have been wondering that for years.



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Post by RTH10260 » Wed Mar 14, 2018 8:49 am

Stephen Hawking, Cambridge professor and theoretical physicist, dead at 76

Stephen Hawking, the world-famous physicist who deepened our understanding of the universe while proving that any disability could be overcome, has died, a spokesman for his family confirmed Wednesday. He was 76. His three children Lucy, Robert and Tim, said in a statement, "We will miss him forever."

"We are deeply saddened that our beloved father passed away today," his children said in a statement. "He was a great scientist and an extraordinary man whose work and legacy will live on for many years. His courage and persistence with his brilliance and humor inspired people across the world. He once said, 'It would not be much of a universe if it wasn't home to the people you love.'"

Hawking was born in Oxford, England in 1942. He was a 21-year-old Ph.D student when he was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig's disease -- and told he had just a year or two to live.

Although he would be confined to a wheelchair and largely unable to speak except through a voice synthesizer, he lived a lot longer than that.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/stephen-ha ... 018-03-14/



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Post by Volkonski » Wed Mar 14, 2018 11:28 am

Orlylicious wrote:
Tue Mar 13, 2018 11:51 pm
Stephen Hawking passed away at age 76. :(
:( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :(


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Post by Tiredretiredlawyer » Wed Mar 14, 2018 11:29 am



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It’s only been a few hours and Stephen Hawking already mathematically proved, to My face, that I don’t exist.


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Post by AndyinPA » Wed Mar 14, 2018 11:31 am

RIP, Stephen Hawking. He was on the last episode of this season of "Star Talk" with Neil DeGrasse Tyson a few weeks ago. Hubby watched it, but I didn't.

Also, RIP Dr. T. Berry Brazelton. I hadn't heard that he had died. I used his books, watched him when I could.



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Post by Addie » Fri Mar 16, 2018 11:18 am

Bloomberg
Representative Louise Slaughter, Top Rules Panel Democrat, Dies at 88

Representative Louise Slaughter of New York, the top Democrat on the House Rules Committee, died early Friday after suffering an injury at her Washington home last week, her office said in a statement. She was 88.

Slaughter became the first woman to chair the Rules panel when Democrats controlled the House from 2007 to 2011, and is widely known as one of Congress’ most influential champions of women’s rights. She was first elected to Congress in 1986, representing the Rochester area, and previously served in the New York State Assembly.

She authored the 2012 Stock Act, which prohibited the use of inside information for private profit by members of Congress and public employees, and expanded disclosure of financial holdings. She also coauthored the Violence Against Women Act and was a member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. ...

Slaughter was Rules Committee chairwoman when the House passed the Affordable Care Act and the Dodd-Frank financial regulation law.

Born in Harlan County, Kentucky, the daughter of a blacksmith, Slaughter moved after college with her late husband, Bob, to upstate New York. A microbiologist, she worked in Congress to restrict the use of antibiotics in healthy cattle. She also was a former blues and jazz singer.


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Post by RVInit » Fri Mar 16, 2018 1:21 pm

Louise Slaughter - RIP. :cry:


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Post by AndyinPA » Fri Mar 16, 2018 1:52 pm

Interesting bio.

RIP.



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Post by Sterngard Friegen » Fri Mar 16, 2018 4:04 pm

No Lamb-Slaughter bill now.



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Post by MsDaisy » Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:48 am

Very sad…. RIP Sudan

World’s last male northern white rhino dies
CNN)The world's last male northern white rhino has died leaving only two females left to save the subspecies from extinction.

The 45-year-old rhino named Sudan had been in poor health in recent days and was being treated for age-related issues and multiple infections.

A veterinary team made the decision to euthanize Sudan after his condition deteriorated significantly, the conservation group WildAid announced Tuesday.

Sudan lived in the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya, surrounded by armed guards in the days leading up to his death to protect him from poachers.
http://www.cnn.com/2018/03/20/africa/la ... index.html


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Post by Dr. Kenneth Noisewater » Thu Mar 22, 2018 5:15 pm

Charles Lazarus Founder of Toys R Us

https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/bu ... 450403002/

What a sad ending to die as your company is dying.



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Post by AndyinPA » Thu Mar 22, 2018 5:23 pm

RIP, Mr. Lazarus.

I know I've heard a lot of criticism of his stores lately, but I liked shopping there for my grandkids. And they were always happy to be in the store. It is sad that he has died at the same time as his business.



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Post by John Thomas8 » Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:13 pm

My sister and brother-in-law are both dealing with terminal cancer. I'm kinda having a hard time coping.

Sigh.



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Post by Tiredretiredlawyer » Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:16 pm

John Thomas8 wrote:
Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:13 pm
My sister and brother-in-law are both dealing with terminal cancer. I'm kinda having a hard time coping.

Sigh.
:bighug:


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Post by John Thomas8 » Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:19 pm

Thank you.



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Post by TollandRCR » Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:23 pm

I am glad you told us, JT8. That is probably the first step of coping. You have some wonderful people near you, starting with our Fogster. Lean on them.


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Post by Foggy » Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:40 pm

Oh, man. John, I don't know what to say, except haven't you been through enough suffering? Jeez. Hugs and love to you, brother.


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Post by Sterngard Friegen » Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:58 pm

Sad news, JT. Are they getting hospice care?

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Post by Addie » Thu Mar 22, 2018 10:00 pm

:grouphug:
John Thomas8 wrote:
Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:13 pm
My sister and brother-in-law are both dealing with terminal cancer. I'm kinda having a hard time coping.

Sigh.


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Post by RVInit » Thu Mar 22, 2018 10:14 pm

John Thomas8 wrote:
Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:13 pm
My sister and brother-in-law are both dealing with terminal cancer. I'm kinda having a hard time coping.

Sigh.
:bighug:


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Post by MsDaisy » Thu Mar 22, 2018 10:17 pm

Addie wrote:
Thu Mar 22, 2018 10:00 pm
:grouphug:
John Thomas8 wrote:
Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:13 pm
My sister and brother-in-law are both dealing with terminal cancer. I'm kinda having a hard time coping.

Sigh.
Times two JT ...

:grouphug: :grouphug:

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Post by AndyinPA » Thu Mar 22, 2018 11:07 pm

I'm so sorry. Cancer sucks. I hate cancer.

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Post by P.K. » Thu Mar 22, 2018 11:23 pm

I can only echo what everyone else said. All the hugs, and cancer sucks.


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