Stephen Hawking

Robots might replace humans in future, warns Stephen Hawking

Robots might replace humans in future, warns Stephen Hawking

This is not the first time Stephen Hawking has raised an alarm about artificial intelligence. In 2015, he said that robots we design could crush humanity like an anthill.  

Nov 02, 2017, 18:27 PM IST
Guess how many times people viewed Stephen Hawking's PhD thesis

Guess how many times people viewed Stephen Hawking's PhD thesis

Just a few days after it was made available to public, it was viewed more than 2 million times.

Oct 28, 2017, 17:20 PM IST

Why Are We Scared of Artificial Intelligence?

Artificial intelligence, which is a product of human intelligence, has got many people scared of it.

Oct 25, 2017, 09:15 AM IST
Readers flock to read Stephen Hawking's PhD thesis, crash Cambridge University website

Readers flock to read Stephen Hawking's PhD thesis, crash Cambridge University website

More than 60,000 have so far accessed his work as a 24-year-old postgraduate.

Oct 24, 2017, 15:30 PM IST
Did Stephen Hawking's Breakthrough initiative detect signals from aliens? 5 reasons why it's a hasty conclusion

Did Stephen Hawking's Breakthrough initiative detect signals from aliens? 5 reasons why it's a hasty conclusion

Fast radio bursts, or FRBs, are brief, bright pulses of radio emission from distant galaxies.

Sep 05, 2017, 08:43 AM IST
Stephen Hawking's mission to find alien life detects mystery signals

Stephen Hawking's mission to find alien life detects mystery signals

The latest fast radio bursts (FRBs) prove their equipment is working well and ready to pick up signs of life if they exist.

Sep 02, 2017, 17:21 PM IST
Stephen Hawking's 'Breakthrough Listen' detects repeating fast radio bursts from dwarf galaxy 3 billion light years from Earth

Stephen Hawking's 'Breakthrough Listen' detects repeating fast radio bursts from dwarf galaxy 3 billion light years from Earth

British cosmologist Stephen Hawking's USD 100-million 'Breakthrough Listen' initiative has detected 15 fast radio bursts emanating from the mysterious "repeater" FRB 121102.

Aug 30, 2017, 22:52 PM IST

India-origin kid is overnight hero on British TV

A 12-year-old Indian-origin contestant on a British television show has become an overnight sensation after he answered all questions correctly.

Aug 17, 2017, 18:23 PM IST
Stephen Hawking urges Moon landing by 2020, Mars by 2025, to uplift humanity

Stephen Hawking urges Moon landing by 2020, Mars by 2025, to uplift humanity

He is convinced that humans need to leave Earth if they have to survive for another million years.

Jun 21, 2017, 14:04 PM IST
Humans must leave Earth within next 100 years to survive, warns Stephen Hawking

Humans must leave Earth within next 100 years to survive, warns Stephen Hawking

British physicist Stephen Hawking claims that time is running out for the Earth and humanity will need to leave the planet for its survival.

May 03, 2017, 18:22 PM IST
Stephen Hawking confirms he is travelling to space on board Richard Branson’s spaceship

Stephen Hawking confirms he is travelling to space on board Richard Branson’s spaceship

The 75-year-old British physicist said he had not expected to have the opportunity to experience space but that the Virgin boss had offered him a seat.

Mar 21, 2017, 10:08 AM IST
Stephen Hawking issues warning, says only 'world government' can save humanity from destruction!

Stephen Hawking issues warning, says only 'world government' can save humanity from destruction!

If humanity is to survive to see the future, then we might need to form a world government, Hawking said.

Mar 09, 2017, 18:56 PM IST
Celebrating a legend: Quotes and facts about Stephen Hawking on his 75th birthday!

Celebrating a legend: Quotes and facts about Stephen Hawking on his 75th birthday!

Born in 1942, Hawking is known as one of the biggest pioneers of science – his life and work fascinating people for decades.

Jan 08, 2017, 20:24 PM IST
Acclaimed British physicist Stephen Hawking undergoing tests at Rome hospital

Acclaimed British physicist Stephen Hawking undergoing tests at Rome hospital

Hawking travelled to Rome for a meeting at the Vatican of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences from November 25-29, where he met Pope Francis.

Dec 03, 2016, 00:24 AM IST
Humans will not survive another 1,000 years on Earth: Hawking

Humans will not survive another 1,000 years on Earth: Hawking

Humanity will not survive another 1,000 years on Earth unless the human race finds another planet to live on, one of the world's best-known physicists Stephen Hawking has warned.

Nov 17, 2016, 21:44 PM IST
Stephen Hawking issues warning again - Future of human race in grave danger unless we move to space!

Stephen Hawking issues warning again - Future of human race in grave danger unless we move to space!

This warning has come through by way of a new book, 'How to Make a Spaceship', written by journalist Julian Guthrie, which contains an afterword by the physicist.

Sep 28, 2016, 20:11 PM IST
Contacting aliens? Don't even think about it, warns Stephen Hawking!

Contacting aliens? Don't even think about it, warns Stephen Hawking!

In the film, Hawking performs a hypothetical flyby of Gliese 832c, a potentially habitable exoplanet located 16 light years away.

Sep 25, 2016, 23:41 PM IST
Stephen Hawking's prediction on black hole observed in lab

Stephen Hawking's prediction on black hole observed in lab

According to Hawking's prediction, black holes might not be bottomless pits and some information can escape black holes in the form of energy. 

Aug 18, 2016, 08:56 AM IST
Mark Zuckerberg announces $100 million project to probe alien life via interstellar spaceships

Mark Zuckerberg announces $100 million project to probe alien life via interstellar spaceships

 Mark Zuckerberg has announced a $100 million effort to make tiny spaceships capable of interstellar space travel.

Apr 14, 2016, 14:30 PM IST

Stephen Hawking, Russian billionaire to build interstellar spaceships

 World-renowned British astrophysicist Stephen Hawking on Tuesday teamed up with Russian billionaire Yuri Milner and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in a $100 million effort to make tiny spaceships capable of interstellar space travel.

Apr 13, 2016, 13:04 PM IST