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Stephen Hawking

Yearender 2018: Newsmakers the world bid farewell to

Here's a look at 10 newsmakers whose death created a void in their respective professional worlds.

Dec 31, 2018, 12:14 PM IST

Russian astronomers discover new black hole, dedicate it to Stephen Hawking

The newborn black hole, which lies in the Ophiuchus constellation, was spotted two days after Stephen Hawking's demise.

Mar 22, 2018, 11:04 AM IST

Stephen Hawking may have had polio, was misdiagnosed with ALS, claims medical expert

Stephen Hawking passed away in the early hours of March 14 at his Cambridge residence at the age of 76. 

Mar 21, 2018, 18:04 PM IST

Stephen Hawking to be laid to rest near graves of Sir Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin

Isaac Newton was buried at the Abbey following his death in 1727, as was naturalist Charles Darwin a century and a half later in 1882.

Mar 21, 2018, 10:02 AM IST

Stephen Hawking's final research paper could hold clues to prove existence of multiple universes

The paper sets out to prove the idea that our cosmos is only one of many universes.

Mar 19, 2018, 10:33 AM IST

Stephen Hawking claimed Vedas theory superior to Albert Einstein's e=mc^2 theory of relativity: Union Minister Harsh Vardhan

Vardhan, who was addressing the inaugural session of the 105th Indian Science Congress here, however, parried questions on the source of the information.

Mar 16, 2018, 19:03 PM IST

NASA remembers scientific legend Stephen Hawking, calls him 'a longtime friend'

The acclaimed British physicist breathed his last in the early hours of Wednesday, March 14.

Mar 15, 2018, 17:10 PM IST

London strip club owner remembers Stephen Hawking, his 'all-time favourite celebrity'

Despite his debilitating condition, Stephen Hawking went on to live a full life with major achievements to his name.

Mar 15, 2018, 11:56 AM IST

Eddie Redmayne and other Hollywood stars remember Stephen Hawking

Singer Katy Perry wrote, "There is a big black hole in my heart hours before Pi day. Rest in Peace."

Mar 14, 2018, 23:25 PM IST

Sudarsan Pattnaik pays sand art tribute to Stephen Hawking—Pics

The world-famous physicist and cosmologist was the subject of the 2014 film 'The Theory Of Everything', which starred Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones.

Mar 14, 2018, 23:05 PM IST

'It's a personal loss': Stephen Hawking's Indian student remembers the scientific legend

Stephen Hawking reached out into the depths of the universe with his mind and decoded the mysterious cosmos for the common people.

Mar 14, 2018, 16:17 PM IST

Stephen Hawking and Albert Einstein share a significant date

The two famous physicists who in their own inspiring ways changed the way we see the universe, share the significant date.

Mar 14, 2018, 15:56 PM IST

Stephen Hawking no more: Why he considered AI a threat to humanity

The cosmologist stressed upon the increasing developments in AI and while he lauded the progress, he also feared that machines will one day be more dominant than human beings.

Mar 14, 2018, 11:53 AM IST

Stephen Hawking no more: World loses its brightest star

"It would not be much of a universe if it wasn`t home to the people you love."

Mar 14, 2018, 11:04 AM IST

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

Stephen Hawking no more: Films that showcased inspiring journey of legendary physicist

Born in 1942, Hawking was known as one of the pioneers of science.

Mar 14, 2018, 10:41 AM IST

Renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking dead at 76

British physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking died after complications due to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

Mar 14, 2018, 09:31 AM IST

Nothing existed before the Big Bang, says Stephen Hawking

Basing his theories on the assumption that the universe has no boundaries, the British cosmologist said: “There was nothing around before the Big, Big Bang.”

Mar 05, 2018, 18:09 PM IST

10-year-old boy of Indian-origin in UK beats Einstein, Hawking in Mensa IQ test

Mehul Garg, also known by his nickname Mahi, decided to take the test to follow in the footsteps of his older brother, 13-year-old Dhruv Garg, who had also scored the highest score of 162 last year.

Jan 27, 2018, 07:03 AM IST

When artificial intelligence outsmarted humans in 2017

Artificial intelligence is a term used to describe systems or machines that mimic the cognitive functions of human minds, such as learning and problem solving.

Dec 28, 2017, 14:54 PM IST