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Now that Stephen Hawking’s life is coming to the silver screen in the form of a biopic, NASA has paused to reflect on what the man widely regarded as one of the greatest thinkers who ever lived has meant to space exploration.
Theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author, mathematics professor, honorary Royal Society of Arts fellow, and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Stephen Hawking has added a new item to his impressive and ever-growing list of credentials: Facebook member.
In the latest salvo from science, prominent astrophysicist Stephen Hawking has announced that he is an atheist, claiming that science’s explanation of the origins of the universe are more convincing. Moreover, he says that scientific fact and religious miracles are incompatible.
The Higgs boson has been hailed as one of the greatest physics discovery of all time, but preeminent scientist Stephen Hawking has a different take on the so-called God particle – he believes that it could destroy the universe.
One of the greatest thinkers in the world believes that artificial intelligence could be “the worst thing to happen to humanity,” and that the scenario depicted in the recently-released Johnny Depp film Transcendence should not be simply dismissed as a work of science fiction.
Sir Roger Penrose, universally recognized mathematician, cosmologist, and physicist, will give a public lecture at the University of San Francisco (USF) on Monday, April 7 at 6 p.m.
“Stephen Hawking’s Snapshots of the Universe”, a fun and educational
Science fiction borrows from, and sometimes anticipates, the state of the art in scientific progress. This can be seen from warp drives to hyperspace, and has resulted in the perception that science and science fiction have a causal relationship.
On Monday, Space for All (Urbana, IL) announced they will be teaming up with students at the University of Illinois to send an action figure of Stephen Hawking on a balloon to an altitude of over
If most physicists claimed that the popular notion of black holes as event horizons from which light cannot escape is wrong, they would be almost immediately dismissed (and possibly even scoffed at). However, when Stephen Hawking makes such an assertion, the scientific community stands up and takes notice.
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