Professor Stephen Hawking’s memorial service might even see just a few time-travelling friends who’re but to be born – in case you consider such a factor may very well be doable.
The public poll kind for tickets lets folks scroll from 1918 to 2038 when selecting their date of start.
Whereas it’s unclear if the selection of years is deliberate, a spokesman for the Stephen Hawking Basis mentioned time journey had not but been confirmed inconceivable.
It will additionally chime with a cheeky “experiment” as soon as staged by the well-known A Transient Historical past of Time creator.
Prof Hawking, who died in March this 12 months aged 76, held a celebration for time travellers in 2009.
Balloons, canapes and champagne had been laid on on the occasion, nevertheless nobody confirmed as much as meet the world well-known physicist.
The invitation learn: “You might be cordially invited to a reception for time travellers to be hosted by Professor Stephen Hawking.
“To be held previously, on the College of Cambridge Gonville & Caius School, Trinity Avenue, Cambridge.”
It additionally included exact co-ordinates for any wandering space-time travellers.
Crucially, the invites weren’t despatched till the date had handed, so solely those that had discovered how to return in time may attend.
“I sat there a very long time, however nobody got here,” Prof Hawking instructed reporters in 2012.
He mentioned he hoped copies of the invitation would final for 1000’s of years in order that sooner or later someone may determine it out and ultimately present up of their time machine.
A memorial service for Prof Hawking will happen on 15 June – his kids are providing 1,000 free tickets to the general public for the Westminster Abbey occasion.
The ashes of the physicist might be interred between the graves of Sir Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin.