A very Hawking experience

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Wow.

The current bidder when I checked, bidded $21,000 to be weightless with Steven Hawking!!!!!

Someone's making some money on this!
 
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"100% of the proceeds from this auction will benefit Starlight Starbright Children's Foundation."

www.starlight.org
 
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What I find interesting is not that the bid is $21.3k--

-what I find interesting is that over 47000 have viewed the auction

(number near bottom of page)



(From what I've seen, the average for the 'viewed' on a general item may be around 50-150)
 
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probably got listed on digg or fark
 
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"100% of the proceeds from this auction will benefit Starlight Starbright Children's Foundation."

www.starlight.org
Cool, guess I should pay more attention.
 
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"100% of the proceeds from this auction will benefit Starlight Starbright Children's Foundation."

www.starlight.org
Starlight Starbright is a wonderful foundation! :!!)

I hope they get a lot of money on this!
 
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It is up to 25K now

A flight with out Steven is only $3500, I thought it would be more.
It is going for a good cause so, get bidding.
 
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GedankenExperiment:

If you had a chance to choose an 'experience' (let's not get too weird here) with someone-----

who (someone that is still living) would it be?

what would it be?

and,

how much would you pay for the experience?
 
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I went through a few before deciding that I would like to meet with Professor Sheldon Glashow for a day and I'd give a week's pay for the meeting.
 
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GedankenExperiment:

If you had a chance to choose an 'experience' (let's not get too weird here) with someone-----

who (someone that is still living) would it be?

what would it be?

and,

how much would you pay for the experience?
http://www.ettoremajorana.it/Majorana/index.html" in the case he is still around.:cool:
There's not much of a real chance for our meeting to take place but he would be my first pick.

Price?Well,I wouldn't mind spending $50 000 for one hour chatting with him.
 
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http://www.ettoremajorana.it/Majorana/index.html" in the case he is still around.:cool:
There's not much of a real chance for our meeting to take place but he would be my first pick.

Price?Well,I wouldn't mind spending $50 000 for one hour chatting with him.
Mrs. Houdini probably spent more than that with no luck.
 
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Starlight Starbright is a wonderful foundation! :!!)

I hope they get a lot of money on this!
I think they should award one seat to a kid!
 
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Well--it ended up good for the www.starlight.org --good for them

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I just clicked the link and---

the ended listing on ebay disappeared!

The end was over 70K ---I wonder what happened?--hmmm?
 
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