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#Stephen Hawking

# stephen-hawking - Saturday 10 November, 2018

Stephen Hawking's wheelchair sells for €340,000 at auction of his personal items

A copy of his thesis smashed pre-sale expectations four times over to sell for £584,750.

# stephen-hawking - Thursday 4 October, 2018

From The Daily Edge Stephen Hawking's ex-wife said The Theory of Everything ignored the 'day-to-day' care she gave Hawking Jane Hawking

Stephen Hawking's ex-wife said The Theory of Everything ignored the 'day-to-day' care she gave Hawking

“I knew if there were mistakes in the film that they were going to be immortalised.”

# stephen-hawking - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

From The Daily Edge People have been moved by a lovely surprise that Stephen Hawking left for the people of Cambridge Stephen Hawking

# stephen-hawking - Monday 2 April, 2018

Stephen Hawking: 'I clearly remember being blown away by the mind-bending physics of the book'

Here in Ireland, we are now testing some of these exotic ideas with a brand new radio telescope at Birr, writes Professor Peter Gallagher.

# stephen-hawking - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Funeral of Stephen Hawking takes place in Cambridge RIP

Funeral of Stephen Hawking takes place in Cambridge

Hawking’s remains will be buried near the grave of another legendary scientist, Isaac Newton.

# stephen-hawking - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

From The Daily Edge Just 9 times Stephen Hawking showed off his excellent sense of humour RIP

Just 9 times Stephen Hawking showed off his excellent sense of humour

The famed theoretical physicist was in everything from the Simpsons to a Go Compare ad.

Stephen Hawking: A brief history of his genius RIP

Stephen Hawking: A brief history of his genius

“My goal is simple … it is complete understanding of the universe, why it is as it is and why it exists at all.”

From The Daily Edge Katy Perry, Macaulay Culkin and Eddie Redmayne are among celebrities paying tribute to Stephen Hawking Stephen Hawking

Katy Perry, Macaulay Culkin and Eddie Redmayne are among celebrities paying tribute to Stephen Hawking

Everyone’s fondly remembering Professor Hawking’s great sense of humour.

'What a remarkable life': World-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has died aged 76 RIP

'What a remarkable life': World-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has died aged 76

“He was a great scientist and an extraordinary man,” a family statement said.

# stephen-hawking - Thursday 17 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge People weren't happy with Ant and Dec's Stephen Hawking joke on I'm A Celeb last night Löw Blow

People weren't happy with Ant and Dec's Stephen Hawking joke on I'm A Celeb last night

“Nah you don’t go after Stephen Hawking like that lads. Not cool.”

# stephen-hawking - Friday 1 July, 2016

37-year-old US woman found guilty of threatening to murder Stephen Hawking

She was tried after refusing to be seen by an expert called in to evaluate her state of mind.

# stephen-hawking - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Stephen Hawking explains what would happen if Dara Ó Briain jumped in a Black Hole

(Presumably, the advice applies to everyone.)

# stephen-hawking - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Stephen Hawking tells Dara O’Briain: 'I would consider assisted suicide'

The physicist said last year that he had once tried to end his life – after a ‘tracheostomy’ operation to fit a breathing tube.

# stephen-hawking - Monday 27 April, 2015

Stephen Hawking: Zayn Malik could still be in a parallel One Direction

“Finally, a question about something important…”

From The Daily Edge Stephen Hawking just offered the perfect comfort to distraught One Direction fans Best Man Ever

# stephen-hawking - Monday 23 February, 2015

Eddie Redmayne was pretty excited to win an Oscar, but Stephen Hawking was too

Eddie Redmayne took the Academy Award last night.

# stephen-hawking - Monday 9 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge The 10 best, oddest, and most awkward moments from the 2015 BAFTAs Tom F***ing Cruise

The 10 best, oddest, and most awkward moments from the 2015 BAFTAs

Including Stephen Fry getting the shift.

# stephen-hawking - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Six actors who underwent amazing transformations for movies

And you thought you worked hard for the money…

# stephen-hawking - Friday 24 October, 2014

Stephen Hawking wrote his first Facebook post, and it's brilliant

The brunch selfies are next…

# stephen-hawking - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

From The42 Stephen Hawking gets all scientific on England's World Cup chances World Cup 2014 This post contains videos

Stephen Hawking gets all scientific on England's World Cup chances

He gets considerably less scientific when describing Luis Suarez as a “ballerina”, though.

# stephen-hawking - Thursday 19 September, 2013

WATCH: Film about Stephen Hawking's life premieres tonight

The man himself attended the gala screening on the opening night of the Cambridge Film Festival.

# stephen-hawking - Friday 12 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge 8 reasons to love Stephen Hawking even more Like A Boss This post contains videos

8 reasons to love Stephen Hawking even more

He’s been saying clever things about smart stuff again.

# stephen-hawking - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Stephen Hawking: We must explore space to ensure human survival

The world’s leading physicist says our existence depends on finding a new planet to live on. No pressure, then.

# stephen-hawking - Thursday 30 August, 2012

From The42 Orbital hung out with Stephen Hawking at the Paralympics opening ceremony Paralympics 2012

Orbital hung out with Stephen Hawking at the Paralympics opening ceremony

The Hartnoll brothers met one of the world’s great minds backstage in the Olympic Stadium last night.

From The Daily Edge 11 incredible images from the Paralympics opening ceremony Paralympics

11 incredible images from the Paralympics opening ceremony

Fireworks? Check. Flying wheelchairs? Check. Queen Elizabeth II wearing red earplugs? Check.

# stephen-hawking - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

From The42 Stephen Hawking to star in Paralympics opener Ready To Go

Stephen Hawking to star in Paralympics opener

Other famous faces including Ian McKellen and Queen Elizabeth II will also be involved.

# stephen-hawking - Sunday 8 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge Weird Wide Web: the week in online oddities Week In Web This post contains videos

Weird Wide Web: the week in online oddities

Some of the internet’s best offerings in social media, tech, science and weird news.

# stephen-hawking - Thursday 5 July, 2012

VIDEO: Why Stephen Hawking was (slightly) unhappy about the Higgs boson Lost A Bet This post contains videos

VIDEO: Why Stephen Hawking was (slightly) unhappy about the Higgs boson

The theoretical physicist had a $100 bet with another scientist that the Higgs would never be found.

# stephen-hawking - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

# stephen-hawking - Monday 9 January, 2012

Unwell Hawking forced to miss his own 70th birthday celebrations

A recorded speech revealed how the acclaimed physicist had been the subject of a bet that he would never amount to anything when he was younger.

# stephen-hawking - Sunday 8 January, 2012

Stephen Hawking turns 70: Here's 7 of his best quotes Stephen Hawking This post contains videos

Stephen Hawking turns 70: Here's 7 of his best quotes

The hugely influential physicist, who was diagnosed with motor neurone disease when he was just 21, turns 70 today. We take a look at some of the scientist, lecturer and author’s best quotes.

# stephen-hawking - Thursday 29 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday

In tonight’s fix: Irish people’s biggest worry for 2012, a rise in the number of tourists visiting Ireland (finally!) – and time travel exists. Kind of.

From The Daily Edge Looking for a job? Stephen Hawking is hiring an assistant Stephen Hawking

Looking for a job? Stephen Hawking is hiring an assistant

The theoretical physicist is looking for a technical assistant to help him carry out his work as an academic and a public speaker.

# stephen-hawking - Thursday 2 September, 2010

God did not create the universe: Hawking

A new book by Stephen Hawking revises his view on god, human knowledge, and the secrets of existence.