Hawking gets 2nd Offer

Stephen Hawking, who asked Richard Branson for a ride to the stars (or at least near-earth orbit) now has a second offer from Zero-gravity Corp., which operates 727's that let experiencers enjoy 30 seconds of weightlessness. He's considering the offer, according to Cosmic Log.

He also will be among the notables who get their DNA sequenced in the Genomics X-prize. For now, take this test, combining some recent pics of Hawking with a memory algorithm that tests your mental acuity, that is whether you can acknowledge something you have just seen. To signify that, you will need to press the spacebar. In the meantime, here is what Dr. Hawking says - as this is a "talking" memory test

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