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Stephen Hawking should be pleased. The first signs of an effect the British physicist predicted more than 30 years ago â€“ known as Hawking radiation â€“ have finally materialized from the simulated edge of a black hole.
Free of his wheelchair and tethered only to heart rate and blood pressure monitors, astrophysicist Stephen Hawking on Thursday fulfilled a dream of floating weightless on a zero-gravity jet, a step he hopes leads to further space adventures.
Astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who has been confined to a wheelchair for most of his adult life, expects weightlessness to feel like "bliss" when he goes on a "zero-gravity" flight Thursday aboard a refitted jet.
Scientists have established that quantum information cannot be â€˜hiddenâ€™ in conventional ways, or in Braunsteinâ€™s words, "quantum information can run but it canâ€™t hide." This result gives a surprising new twist to one of the great mysteries about black holes.
Astrophysicist Stephen Hawking says he wants to undertake a zero-gravity flight aboard an airplane this year as a precursor to a journey into space, a newspaper reported Monday
Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking is being honored with the world's oldest award for scientific achievement, with a special high-altitude assist from NASA.
Stephen Hawking expressed concern about global warming Wednesday even as he charmed and provoked a group of Chinese students. He said he was afraid that Earth "might end up like Venus, at 250 degrees centigrade and raining sulfuric acid."
Famed physicist Stephen Hawking said Thursday that Pope John Paul II tried to discourage him and other scientists attending a cosmology conference at the Vatican from trying to figure out how the universe began.
The survival of the human race depends on its ability to find new homes elsewhere in the universe because there's an increasing risk that a disaster will destroy the Earth, world-renowned scientist Stephen Hawking said Tuesday.
ALIEN PLANET takes viewers on a dramatic virtual mission of the future â€“ a trip to a fictional planet known as Darwin 4 â€” in a new Discovery Channel world premiere Saturday, May 14, 8-10 PM (ET/PT).
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