Tag: Hawking

Here are 11 great quotes from Stephen Hawking

Physicist and author Stephen Hawking who died Wednesday aged 76, possessed an uncanny ability to come up with memorable phrases and sayings that summed up his world view. Here is a short selection of his many famous observations: “We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But …

How Stephen Hawking reached cult status in China

“It would not be much of a universe if it wasn’t home to the people you love,” Stephen Hawking once said. Those words resonated across the world on Wednesday as news of his death broke, including in China where the visionary British scientist enjoyed cult status, beloved and admired by academics, students and even the state. …

Stephen Hawking submitted a final scientific paper two weeks before he died — and it could lead to the discovery of a parallel universe

By Kieran Corcoran Stephen Hawking submitted his final scientific paper just two weeks before he died, and it lays the theoretical groundwork for discovering a parallel universe. Hawking, who passed away aged 76, was co-author to a mathematical paper which seeks proof of the “multiverse” theory, which posits the existence of many universes other than our …