Space isn't remote at all. It's only an hour's drive away if your car could go upwards.

— Fred Hoyle

John Wheeler (1911-2008)

John Wheeler, the great physicist who coined the term "black hole", passed away yesterday: http://cosmicvariance.com/2008/04/13/goodbye/

http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?id=pioneering-physicist-john-wheeler-dies