Stephen Hawking had a savage sense of humour, Twitterati share instances

Stephen Hawking had a savage sense of humour, Twitterati share instances

"But it bothers me".

In 2002, Hawking was ranked number 25 in the BBC's poll of 100 greatest Britons.

In a world where the norms of human behavior and our definitions for the best and brightest are steadily degrading, as evidenced by the quality of world leaders as well as role models of the youth, losing someone whose life was truly an inspiration can be devastating.

In loving memory of Stephen Hawking.

Those emissions now bear his name and are called Hawking radiation.

"Professor Hawking's work and spirit has inspired many young people". On the one hand, it was inspiring to witness that, seemingly, the power of will and intellect can hold such a serious illness at bay for so long. In addition, Hawking's extremely important discoveries were linked with such exotic objects as black holes. And he recalled that throughout his career he made some controversial statements, such as predicting the end of theoretical physics based on supergravity, and even made failed bets, including that the Higgs particle was not to be discovered, or that no evidence would be found. for the existence of black holes.

"It came as a complete surprise", said Gary Horowitz, a theoretical physicist at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

This was a guy who couldn't move without a wheelchair and talk without the help of a computer.

Hawking's other major scientific contribution was to cosmology, the study of the universe's origin and evolution. "Asking what happens before the Big Bang is like asking for a point one mile north of the North Pole", he said. Author of the bestselling 1988 book "A Brief History of Time", he became a symbol of science in pop culture, appearing on shows like "Star Trek: The Next Generation" and "The Simpsons". "Black holes really changed our understanding of the relationship between gravity and quantum theory", said MIT physicist Alan Guth.

Hawking was born on January 8, 1942, in Oxford, England. "He has gone to where he belongs - the universe".

Hawking was also known for giving the world hope after being diagnosed with ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), a neurodegenerative disease also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Our condolences go out to the family and friends of Stephen Hawking. But as it became apparent that he was not going to die soon, his spirits recovered and he bore down on his work. It remained at the top of the publishing charts for 5 years and sales hit 10 million copies.

Hawking has often reminded his three children of the value of work. He received several medals and awards related to his field. It was an honor to have him on The #BigBangTheory.

He whizzed about Cambridge at surprising speed - usually with nurses or teaching assistants in his wake - traveled and lectured widely, and appeared to enjoy his fame. "Even in recent years he continued to publish papers with big ideas that generated lasting ripples among physicists", said Wang Yi, an assistant professor of physics at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, who worked in an office next to Hawking's from 2013 to 2015.

"In other words, he understood and said rather pithily in that book why physics can never substitute for a Creator, though he didn't phrase it quite that way, that was the import".

Later Jane and Hawking got divorced and he then married another woman named Mason in 1995.

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