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Stephen Hawking: Famous quotes and facts that inspired the world

Diagnosed with motor neurone disease in 1963 at the age of 21, Hawking was given only a few years to live, but he defied the odds and survived for more than half a century.

Mar 14, 2018, 10:49 AM IST

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

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

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!

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

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

UK physicist who worked on Higgs boson dies, says university

In 1964, Kibble worked on one of the three earliest research papers theorising the existence of a sub-atomic particle believed to explain how matter acquires mass.

Jun 03, 2016, 03:37 AM IST

Stephen Hawking launches big hunt for aliens with project worth USD 100 million

Stephen Hawking, the eminent British physicist on Monday launched a whopping USD 100-million project to search for aliens.

Jul 20, 2015, 20:26 PM IST

British physicist Stephen Hawking to trademark his name

World-renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking, 73, is turning his name into trademark for charitable purposes.

Mar 30, 2015, 09:24 AM IST