C S Miller (666) writes "Not much more to add.
The BBC is reporting that "Stephen Hawking is 'very ill' in hospital". He has had a few health scares before, and as a post-graduate he was told he didn't have much longer to live; he's now 67." Link to Original Source
Heard that the next Space Shuttle is supposed to carry several Guernsey cows?
It's gonna be the herd shot 'round the world.