Stephen Hawking

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Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking

Biography:-Stephen William Hawking-Born January 8th, 1942 in Oxford, U.K- At Age 21 he was diagnosed with ALS-Groundbreaking Work in Physics and Cosmology-Married Jane Wild in 1965 then left her for his nurse Elaine in 1990 to later divorse her.-Was a Professor at Cambridge University for 30 years

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Inventions and Projects

Black Holes:- Hawking Radiation is that matter and energy can escape a black hole- Discovered that "event horizions" are inccorent and "apparent horizions" that presist with period of time.-This theory proves black holes are radiated from apparent horizions.

Awards

Accomplishments:-Bachlors Degree in Math & Physics from Oxford , Ph.D from Cambridge University- Discovered Mathmatical Proof for Black Holes-Proved Einsteins Theory of General Relativity-Piux XI Gold Medal for Science-Albert Einstein Medal-A Brief History of Time Book

Tributes

Interesting Facts:- At age 21 when diagonsed with ALS was only given a few years to live- has won numerous awards yet no Noble Prize.- Wanted to fly into space to find a way for humans to live on in space


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