They wouldn't make this kind of fuss if he wasn't coming to visit

From the Inkless emailbox, news of…of news of Stephen Hawking, who has been ill:

Waterloo, Ontario – October 15, 2009 –

On Saturday, October 17, at 4pm EDT, Canada’s Perimeter Institute will make special announcements that involve Prof. Stephen Hawking. Media are invited to attend and obtain interviews.
What:    Announcements on Future Plans at Perimeter Institute with Significant News of Stephen Hawking
Who:     The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State, Science and Technology
The Honourable John Milloy, Minister of Research and Innovation and Minister of Training,
Colleges and Universities
Dr. Mike Lazaridis, PI Founder and Board Chair
Dr. Neil Turok, Director, Perimeter Institute
Prof. Stephen Hawking, PI Distinguished Research Chair and Emeritus Lucasian Professor,
Cambridge (appearing via multimedia)
Dr. Suzanne Fortier, President, NSERC

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