Famed astrophysicist Stephen Hawking claims that there is most likely life in the universe outside Earth. He said, “if the human race is to continue for another million years, we will have to boldly go where no one has gone before.” This is the best quote of the short article though:
Hawking compared people who don’t want to spend money on human space exploration to those who opposed the journey of Christopher Columbus in 1492.
“The discovery of the New World made a profound difference to the old. Just think we wouldn’t have had a Big Mac or KFC.”
I’m so happy that Columbus discovered the New World, just so I can stuff my face with a greasy Big Mac. Yum! No wonder we celebrate Columbus Day! Maybe in the new “New World” we’ll find more fast food that can vastly fuel our addiction to angioplasties.