Stephen Hawking Revealed Life’s Most Intriguing Mystery in His Reddit AMA

Plus, his favorite song of all time and his fears about artificial intelligence Back in July, Stephen Hawking began collecting questions for his first-ever Ask Me Anything Q&A session on Reddit. Now, the legendary astrophysicist has tackled some of the questions. Hawking mostly focused on inquiries about artificial intelligence, which was predetermined as the overarching topic of the AMA. (Earlier this year, Hawking signed an open letter, along with Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk, warning of the dangers of weaponized robots and of a potential “global AI arms race.”) But the scientist also addressed other topics, like Rod Stewart, The Big Bang Theory, and life’s greatest mystery. (Which, as the Washington Post points out, is not actually a mystery.) Here are a few of his best responses. On whether a…


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