.................with apologies to Alistair Cook

Monday, 14 April 2008

Death of a "titan" - Scientist who named the black hole dies aged 96

Scientist who named the black hole dies aged 96: "

Famous boffin was 'last of the physics superheroes'


Legendary American physicist John Wheeler, who coined the term 'black hole', helped build the first generations of US atomic bombs, and worked with some of the most fabled names in 20th century physics, has died. The famous professor passed away from pnuemonia at his home in New Jersey, aged 96.…

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(Via The Register.)