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Stephen Hawking

Fondly remembering the world’s last polymath

Serious students of genetics and medicine would no doubt still be exposed to Haldane’s work.

12 Jan 2020 1:56 AM

The gravity of death

In Jyoti Dogra’s latest play, the connection between human condition and astrophysics gets unravelled.

18 Jun 2019 1:45 AM

Indian scientists protest congress speakers discrediting works of Newton, Einstein

Scientists in Kolkata and five other cities carried placards and held silent demonstrations against the comments.

08 Jan 2019 10:23 AM

Stephen Hawking's thesis and wheelchair sell for $1 million

Hawking’s 117-page dissertation “Properties of expanding universes” from 1965 sold for 584,750 pounds.

10 Nov 2018 9:54 AM

Stephen Hawking’s wheelchair sells for USD 393,000 at auction

Proceeds from the sale will go to two charities, the Stephen Hawking Foundation and the Motor Neurone Disease Association.

09 Nov 2018 11:33 AM

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Bank of England invites public to nominate British scientist to appear on high tech currency

Public has six weeks to register their nominations on the bank's website, with Carney making the selection to be announced next year.

03 Nov 2018 2:32 PM

Stephen Hawking's thesis, wheelchair heading for auction

Also up for sale is a copy of Hawking’s best-selling book “A Brief History of Time” signed with his thumb print.

31 Oct 2018 2:17 PM

There is no God: Stephen Hawking's final book reveals his answers to 'big questions'

His book now reveals that according to Hawking, there is no afterlife or supreme being.

16 Oct 2018 2:21 PM

Here's what Stephen Hawking's final fear was

Celebrated professor was afraid of the rise of superhumans resistant to disease.

15 Oct 2018 12:35 PM

Stephen Hawking’s ashes buried in Westminster Abbey

Hawking will take his place among Britain’s greatest scientists when his ashes are buried in Westminster Abbey.

16 Jun 2018 11:34 AM

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Stephen Hawking's voice beamed into space during London burial

Ashes of the theoretical physicist were interred by the graves of fellow science greats Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin.

15 Jun 2018 8:32 PM

Virtual reality may improve your recall power: Study

Many of the participants said the immersive "presence" while using VR allowed them to focus better.

15 Jun 2018 6:00 PM

Stephen Hawking's voice to be beamed into space at final send-off

The world’s most recognisable scientist died in March aged 76 after a lifetime spent probing the origins of the universe.

15 Jun 2018 3:39 PM

Indian origin schoolgirl achieves top score on Mensa IQ test, beats Einstein, Hawking

Student, from Stanwell, Surrey, shocked parents by scoring 162 on Cattell III B paper.

13 Jun 2018 9:45 PM

Time travelers invited to Stephen Hawking send-off

The world’s most recognisable scientist died in March aged 76 after a lifetime spent probing the origins of the universe.

14 May 2018 8:40 AM

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Find out what was Stephen Hawking's final gift to the world

Late physicist's final act of kindness brought fans to tears as they learnt he had paid for huge Easter meal for homeless in Cambridge.

03 Apr 2018 3:39 PM

Sending Hawking to space: Family, friends bid adieu at private funeral service

Tributes poured in from around the world upon Hawking’s death, from Queen Elizabeth II to NASA.

31 Mar 2018 8:27 PM

Death in the digital age

Death is one of the deepest and most common fears that grip the human mind, consciously or sub-consciously.

25 Mar 2018 12:44 AM

Stephen Hawking was misdiagnosed, may have had polio, claims expert

Dr Christopher Cooper says famed physicist’s symptoms don’t align with those of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

21 Mar 2018 1:26 PM

Stephen Hawking's final resting place to be Westminster Abbey

Sir Isaac Newton was buried in the Abbey in 1727 while Charles Darwin was buried beside Newton in 1882.

21 Mar 2018 10:30 AM

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