Stephen Hawking service: Chance of time travellers ‘cannot be excluded’

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Prof Stephen Hawking’s life shall be celebrated at a service in June

Organisers of Prof Stephen Hawking’s memorial service have seemingly left the door open for time travellers to attend.

These wishing to honour the theoretical physicist, who died in March aged 76, can apply through a public poll.

Candidates want to present their beginning date – which may be any day as much as 31 December 2038.

Prof Hawking’s basis stated the potential for time journey had not been disproven and couldn’t be excluded.

It was London journey blogger IanVisits who observed that these born from 2019 to 2038 have been theoretically permitted to attend the service at Westminster Abbey.

He stated: “Professor Hawking as soon as threw a celebration for time travellers, to see if any would flip up if he posted the invite after the celebration.

“None did, nevertheless it appears good that the memorial web site permits individuals born sooner or later to attend the service.

“Look out for time travellers on the Abbey.”

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In 2009 Discovery Channel filmed the professor ready for time travellers who by no means turned as much as his celebration

After the “time traveller celebration”, held in June 2009, Prof Hawking remarked that the truth that no-one turned up was “experimental proof that point journey will not be potential”.

Inside 24 hours of the opening of the poll for the thanksgiving service, to be held on 15 June, about 12,00zero individuals from greater than 50 international locations had utilized for tickets.

Whereas all candidates seem like from the current day, a spokesman for the Stephen Hawking Basis stated: “We can not exclude the potential for time journey because it has not been disproven to our satisfaction.

“All issues are potential till confirmed in any other case.

“However to this point we’ve had functions from all around the world, and we do imply spherical – there are not any flat-Earthers right here.”

Individuals from as distant because the US, China, Bolivia and the South Pacific have requested to attend the occasion to have fun the lifetime of Prof Hawking, who died on 14 March, greater than 50 years after he was recognized with a uncommon type of motor neurone illness.

Hundreds lined the streets of his residence metropolis of Cambridge for his funeral on 31 March.

The poll for tickets to his memorial service closes at midnight on 15 Could.

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Prof Hawking’s life story was made into a movie starring Eddie Redmayne

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