(1942 - 2018)

Hawking: the world’s most famous scientist


(Created on 15/03/2018)




  • Stephen Hawking's big ideas... made simple | Guardian Animations
    "No time to read Stephen Hawking's A Brief History of Time? In just two and a half minutes, Alok Jha explains why black holes are doomed to shrink into nothingness then explode with the energy of a million nuclear bombs, and rewinds to the big bang and the origin of the universe?"



  • Legendary Physicist Stephen Hawking Dies at 76 - Text + Audio + Pictures + Video - 14 March 2018
    "Stephen Hawking, the most famous physicist of his time, has died at the age of 76."



    Professor Stephen Hawking (1942 – 2018). Widely regarded as one of the world’s most brilliant minds, Stephen Hawking, who died this week at the age of 76, was known throughout the world for his contributions to science, his books, his television appearances, his lectures and through biographical films. He leaves three children and three grandchildren. All of us at Cambridge University will miss him greatly.

  • Professor Stephen Hawking, physicist – obituary - 14 March 2018
    "Professor Stephen Hawking, who has died aged 76, was Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge University
    and was regarded as one of the world’s most brilliant theoretical physicists; he was certainly its most famous..."