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Stephen Hawking refused knighthood
« on: 2008-06-23, 14:48:30 »

http://itnews.com.au/News/78853,stephen-hawking-turned-down-knighthood.aspx

Very interesting. It does make one wonder when you see Bill Gates getting knighted, but not science luminaries.
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Re: Stephen Hawking refused knighthood
« Reply #1 on: 2008-06-25, 15:51:03 »
Alas he did refuse an offer of knighthood ten years ago based upon principle...something that
our dear Mr. Gates could never be accused of having!  ;)
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