One of the most brilliant theoretical physicists since Einstein died

PictureStephen William Hawking (1942 – 2018) was the former Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge and author of A Brief History of Time which is an international bestseller. He was the Dennis Stanton Avery and Sally Tsui Wong-Avery Director of Research at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics and Founder of the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology at Cambridge, his other books for the general reader include A Briefer History of Time, the essay collection Black Holes and Baby Universe and The Universe in a Nutshell.

In 1963, Hawking contracted motor neurone disease and was given two years to live. Yet he went on to Cambridge to become a brilliant researcher and Professorial Fellow at Gonville and Caius College. From 1979 to 2009 he held the post of Lucasian Professor at Cambridge, the chair held by Isaac Newton in 1663. Professor Hawking received over a dozen honorary degrees and was awarded the CBE in 1982. He was a fellow of the Royal Society and a member of the US National Academy of Science. Stephen Hawking is regarded as one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists since Einstein.

Please read > A brief history of Stephen Hawking: A legacy of paradox

+++

Related articles

  1. Stephen Hawking (1942-2018)
  2. R.I.P. Stephen Hawking ~ 1942 – 2018
  3. R.I.P. Stephen Hawking (1942-2018) I woke today to the sad news of the death, at the age of 76, of theoretical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking.
  4. RIP, Dr. Stephen Hawking
  5. # A beautiful mind,Stephen hawking.
  6. The Sun Sets On Stephen HawkingHaiku About Stephen Hawking R.I.P.
  7. Professor Stephen Hawking
  8. In Memoriam: Stephen Hawking
  9. Remembering Stephen Hawking, A Brilliant Human Being
  10. Stephen Hawking We lost one of the greatest minds today.
  11. Bon Voyage Stephen Hawking
  12. Stephen Hawking “We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the universe. That makes us something very special.” –
  13. Stephen Hawking- God who?My Top 10 Inspirational Stephen Hawking QuotesStephen Hawking Quotes – A tribute to the man who has now disappeared into his own black hole.
  14. Just Realised…Stephen Hawking Died On 14 March 18 Is….
  15. Honoring Stephen Hawking
  16. In Memoriam: Stephen Hawking It is a heavy beyond leadened heart that has moved me to create this post. One of the brightest lights in our universe
  17. A Brief Note on Stephen Hawking
  18. “Out, out, brief candle:” An English Professor and Stephen Hawking
  19. Stephen Hawking There is nothing left to say…
  20. Stephen Hawking Dies Rest In Peace
  21. When atheist Stephen Hawking died . . .
  22. A Brief History of Stephen Hawking by Time
  23. Stephen Hawking on Climate
Advertisements

Leave a comment

Filed under Headlines - News, Re-Blogs and Great Blogs, Science, World affairs

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.