Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking

Born: January 8, 1942

Nationality: English

Occupation: Physicist

Biography: Stephen William Hawking is a British theoretical physicist and author. His key scientific works to date have been a collaboration with Roger Penrose on theorems on gravitational singularities in the framework of general relativity, and the theoretical prediction that black holes should emit radiation, often called Hawking radiation.

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Source/Notes: As quoted in Stephen Hawking's Universe (1985) by John Boslough, Ch. 7 : The Final Question, p. 77

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