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Monday, January 16, 2017

Stephen Hawking On Time Travel

In 1995, with their forthcoming 15th anniversary issue in mind, The Face magazine approached Stephen Hawking and asked him for a time travel formula. They soon received the following response by fax.


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 UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE
 Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics
 Silver Street, Cambridge, England CB3 9EW

 FAX

 From: Sue Masey, Personal Assistant to Professor S W Hawking
 To: Johnny Davis

 Number of pages: 1 (Including this one)

 Date 6 April 1995

 Thank you for your recent fax. I do not have any equations for time travel. If I had, I would win the National Lottery every week.

 S W Hawking

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