Stephen Hawking Biography

Stephen William Hawking was born on 8th January 1942 (exactly 300 years after the death of Galileo) in Oxford, England. His parents' house was in north London but during the second world war Oxford was considered a safer place to have babies. When he was eight his family moved to St. Albans, a...
2018-03-14 09:29:46 +0000

A Loss for All Humanity: Physicist Stephen Hawking Died

British physicist Stephen Hawking has died peacefully in his sleep at the age of 76, according to a family spokesperson. Known around the globe, he worked to make complicated scientific fields accessible to the public. Stephen Hawking, a renowned mathematician and physicist has died at the age...
2018-03-14 08:27:15 +0000

Stephen Hawking-The implications of artificial intelligence

Stephen Hawking: 'Transcendence looks at the implications of artificial intelligence - but are we taking AI seriously enough?' With the Hollywood blockbuster Transcendence playing in cinemas, with Johnny Depp and Morgan Freeman showcasing clashing visions for the future of humanity, it's tempt...
2014-05-05 18:43:31 +0000

Stephen Hawking on hand for UK premiere of biopic

LONDON (AP) — He's famous for his brainy but accessible exploration of the cosmos in "A Brief History of Time." Now, renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has his own brief history, a biopic which traces a life marked by disability and stubbornness. Stephen Hawking was on hand Thursday for the Br...
2013-09-20 06:22:12 +0000

Stephen Hawking backs boycott of Israeli academics

LONDON (AP) — British physicist Stephen Hawking has dropped plans to attend a major international conference in Israel in June, citing his belief that he should respect a Palestinian call to boycott contacts with Israeli academics. The University of Cambridge released a state...
2013-05-09 04:44:40 +0000

Physicist Stephen Hawking visits LA stem cell lab

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stephen Hawking toured a stem cell laboratory Tuesday where scientists are studying ways to slow the progression of Lou Gehrig's disease, a neurological disorder that has left the British cosmologist almost completely paralyzed. After the visit, the 71-year-o...
2013-04-10 05:51:23 +0000