Less than two weeks before his death on March 14, beloved cosmologist Stephen Hawking put the final touches on a research paper about the origin and nature of the universe. Some media outlets have been pouring praise onto the paper, saying it could be the most important thing he ever did. On closer inspection, however, the new study isn't likely to shatter our conceptions of the cosmos - at least not yet.
If you felt The Walking Dead had been spinning its gore-covered wheels for the last several seasons, well, this week's episode introduced something that is truly new. It's arguably the most important moment since Negan and the Saviors swaggered onto the scene, if not before. But since this is The Walking Dead, I have to wonder. Will it actually change anything?