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Stephen Hawking

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Stephen William Hawking  (8 January 1942 – 14 March 2018) was an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author who was director of research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology at the University of Cambridge at the time of his death. He was the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge between 1979 and 2009.
His scientific works included a collaboration with Roger Penrose on gravitational singularity theorems in the framework of general relativity and the theoretical prediction that black holes emit radiation, often called Hawking radiation. Hawking was the first to set out a theory of cosmology explained by a union of the general theory of relativity and quantum mechanics. He was a vigorous supporter of the many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics.Hawking achieved commercial success with several works of popular science in which he discusses his own theories and cosmology in general. His book A Brief History of Time appeared on the British Sunday Times best-seller list for a record-breaking 237 weeks. Hawking was a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS), a lifetime member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, and a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian award in the United States. In 2002, Hawking was ranked number 25 in the BBC's poll of the 100 Greatest Britons.
In 1963, Hawking was diagnosed with an early-onset slow-progressing form of motor neurone disease (MND; also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis "ALS" or Lou Gehrig's disease) that gradually paralysed him over the decades. Even after the loss of his speech, he was still able to communicate through a speech-generating device, initially through use of a hand-held switch, and eventually by using a single cheek muscle. He died on 14 March 2018 at the age of 76, after living with the disease for more than 50 years.
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Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking

Theoretical physicist

  • Desc: Stephen William Hawking CH CBE FRS FRSA was an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author who was director of research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology at the University of Cambridge at the time of his death.
  • URL: http://www.hawking.org.uk/
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Hawking
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Book by Stephen Hawking

Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking

Television series

Genius by Stephen Hawking

Television series

  • Desc: Genius by Stephen Hawking is a television series aired on PBS hosted by Stephen Hawking. It premiered on May 18, 2016 and ended on June 1, 2016, with only one season being produced before Hawking's death in 2018.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genius_by_Stephen_Hawking
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Albert Einstein vs Stephen Hawking

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Stephen Hawking

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Stephen Hawking

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Stephen Hawking's Grand Design

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Hawking

Television film

  • Desc: Hawking is a BBC television film about Stephen Hawking's early years as a PhD student at Cambridge University, following his search for the beginning of time, and his struggle against motor neuron disease.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hawking_(2004_film)
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  • Result Score: 74.98

Beyond the Horizon

2005 film

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Stephen Hawking

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Stephen Hawking

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Travelling to Infinity

Book by Jane Hawking

Stephen Hawking's Universe

TV series

A Brief History of Time

1991 film

Stephen Hawking: Master of the Universe

Television series

  • Desc: Stephen Hawking: Master of the Universe is a documentary television series produced by the television broadcaster Channel 5. The subject of the series is British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, known for his work on black holes, who is also the presenter of the series.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Hawking:_Master_of_the_Universe
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  • Result Score: 7.47

Stephen Hawking's Favorite Places

TV series

The History of Astronomy

Book by Heather Couper and Nigel Henbest

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  • Result Score: 4.00
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