Happy Birthday, Stephen
On January 8th, 1942, Stephen Hawking was born in Oxford, England. Black holes, A Brief History of Time, mathematics and cosmology - and all in his head.
(Yeah. Technology is dehumanizing.)
"We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special."
(ps - check out him and Captain Pike reviewing movies at The New Adventures of Queen Victoria from last year.)