Meeting with Stephen Hawking

April 19, 1996

On Sunday, April 14th, world-renowned cosmologist Dr. Stephen Hawking one of the early developers of the theory of black holes and author of the bestselling book A Brief History of Time, presented Space & Time Warps: Is Time Travel Possible?.

The following email is from one of the DO-IT Scholars that attended the presentation.

Date: Mon, 15 Apr 1996 13:16:22 -0700 (PDT)
From: Priscilla Wong <wongp@u.washington.edu>
To: Doitkids Forwarder <doitkids@u.washington.edu>, mentors@u.washington.edu
Subject: Meeting with Stephen Hawking


Hi All,

I had the pleasure of being one of the lucky ones to meet with Stephen
Hawking, plus got to hear him speak at his "Space & Time Warps"
lecture yesterday.  Let me tell you, I'm amazed at what he can do and
what he's accomplished, in spite of his challenge with ALS.  He's such
a great role-model and a very inspirational person.  I don't know what
else to say, except that Dr. Hawking left me speechless...

See how special we all are to be part of DO-IT and get wonderful
opportunities like this?  After all, these things don't happen
everyday.

Thanks DO-IT!
*Priscilla Wong*
<wongp@u.washington.edu>

The Seattle Times article, A Brief Visit In Time
The Seattle PI article, Hawking lost his voice, not mind