Stephen Hawking, a victim of motor neurone disease since the age of 22, experiences weightlessness outside of his wheelchair on a Zero G flight. In doing so Hawking fulfilled a lifelong dream: 'I was Superman for a few minutes'.
The late Stephen Hawking (pictured) was known for many things: cosmology, theoretical physics, A Brief History of Time, religion, aliens, appearances in cartoons, turning down a knighthood. But there’s yet another that sticks out.
Hawking’s character exuded optimism. This is despite his living with adversity most people will never even face. He shared it in abundance, frequently offering it constructively to others. Check this quote out:
So what will your role in this world be?