The Geekdom is currently in mourning following the passing of Mr. Spock himself, Leonard Nimoy.

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“In Spock, I finally found the best of both worlds: to be widely accepted in public approval and yet be able to continue to play the insulated alien through the Vulcan character.”

– From “Leonard Nimoy, Spock of Star Trek Dies at 83”, The New York Times

Perhaps, our collective anguish can be best summed by another Trekkie, President Obama, who said: “Long before being a nerd was cool, there was Leonard Nimoy.”

You couldn’t have put it better, Mr. President.

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