Saturday, April 28, 2007

Hawking Floats and Beams

This is a great picture of Steven Hawking floating around in "Vomit Commit" airplane that simulates microgravity by flying through a series of parabolic diving maneuvers. Here's a quick video on how the a aircraft of this kind works:



And here is the man who held the same seat in mathematics as Einstein and Newton:


(I grin, therefore I am.)

1 comment:

Chad said...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JXQeQD0CJzY

I feel bad to say this... but this video creeps me out!