Latest Stephen Hawking Stories
Although he probably never expected a career in physics would warrant it, Stephen Hawking received a ‘rock star’ reception to his speaking engagement at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in Pasadena, California on Tuesday.
Black holes are incredibly difficult objects to understand, partially because their very existence seemingly challenges the physical laws of the Universe. Because of their extreme nature, various peculiarities arise that give scientists pause.
There may never be another scientific genius on the level of Einstein, Newton, Darwin or Copernicus, one prominent US psychology professor claims in a recently published article.
As world-renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking's condition deteriorates, the chip maker Intel strives to give his communication technology a much needed upgrade.
This month, Oxford’s wheelchair-bound conqueror of the cosmos turns 71. In honor of a life dedicated to the advance of science – both in the theoretical realm as well as in public discourse – redOrbit sifted through some 30 years of books, magazine articles, interviews and speeches to bring you the choicest selection of Stephen Hawking quotes on topics as diverse as God, aliens, philosophy and the nature of space and time.
Professor Stephen Hawking is among those calling upon British Prime Minister David Cameron to pardon Alan Turing, the mathematician and computer scientist who was instrumental in the breaking of the Enigma code during World War II but was later found guilty of violating laws banning homosexuality.
One of the world’s most renowned physicists has likely got something bigger on his mind now than solving puzzles of the universe.
A new study out of the UK suggests that maybe parents should educate their children a little more about facts, and a little less about reality stars and fictional characters.
Finding alien life beyond our solar system would be the most profound discovery in all of humanity, and a royal astronomer for the Queen of England believes it could happen within the next 40 years.
- A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
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