John McConnico / Associated Press
January 15, 2001
Hawking, right, is shown around at India's Jantar Mantar observatory by a local guide. He visited the New Delhi landmark after a lecture in Mumbai in which he predicted that someone would successfully design an improved human race by the next millennium. "I am not advocating human genetic engineering as a good thing. I'm just saying it is likely to happen whether we want it or not," he told the audience.
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