For three meetings, the GT Astronomy Club will be remembering the beloved Stephen Hawking (recently passed away at age 76) by watching Stephen Hawking's Favorite Places, a three episode tribute made by CuriosityStream.
Join us for our general meeting, Episode 1 of Stephen Hawking's Favorite Places, and a trip to the Howey Observatory (weather permitting)!
Look up at the night sky, and I know that, yes, we are part of this Universe, we are in this Universe, but perhaps more important than both of those facts is that the Universe is in us. When I reflect on that fact, I look up—many people feel small, because they’re small and the Universe is big, but I feel big, because my atoms came from those stars.
If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.
The universe is a pretty big place. If it's just us, seems like an awful waste of space.
Arthur C. Clarke
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.