london - The interest in attaching the ashes of the previous month to deceased scientist Stephen Hawking is so great that his family has set up a large lottery. The public can compete for one of the thousand admission tickets to the ceremony via a special website.
Hawking's ash will be buried next month at the famous Westminster Abbey in London. He finds his final resting place there between Charles Darwin and Isaac Newton. When Hawking got the Lucasian Mathematics Chair at Cambridge University, he followed in Newton's footsteps.
Access to the ceremony at Westminster Abbey on June 15 is free for those who get a ticket.