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  • Hawking's Research
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    Stephen Hawking was born on January 8, 1942, in Oxford, England. His father, Frank, was a specialist in tropical medicine, his profession often kept him away from home and family. Hawking's mother, Isabelle, was a very politically active person, which kept her away from home too. Even though his parents were gone a lot, they had a big influence on his life. Hawking always wanted to study mathematics and physics, but his Dad said that mathematics did not have many job opportunities. He ended up m...
  • Stephen Hawkings
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    Stephen Hawkings is the most honored physicist in out time. He has battled against what is known as Lou Gehrig's disease for some thirty years. Presently, he is unable to communicate without his computer, but Hawkings is still very active in the field. Stephen Hawkings was born on January 8, 1942 in oxford, England. He went to oxford to pursue his degree in physics and after three years and not very much work he was award a first class honors degree. Stephen then went on to Cambridge to do resea...
  • Stephen Hawking
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    Stephen William Hawking was born on 8 January in Oxford, England. His parents' house was in north London, but during the second world war Oxford was considered a safer place to have babies. When he was eight, his family moved to St Albans, a town about 20 miles north of London. At eleven Stephen went to St Albans School, and then on to University College, Oxford, his father's old college. Stephen wanted to do Mathematics, although his father would have preferred medicine. Mathematics was not ava...
  • Ann Adams And Itzhak Perlman
    385 words
    Many people who are physically challenged have accomplished much. This proves that they are not "handicapped". Confined to wheelchairs, successful careers have been forged by Bob Sampson and Stephen Hawking. Despite Sampson's muscular dystrophy, he has earned a law degree and has worked for United Airlines for more than thirty years. Stephen Hawking is most famous for his book A Brief History of Time. Unable to speak, Hawking's voice synthesizer allows him to dictate his books, conduct public le...
  • Singularities In The Theory Of General Relativity
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    Stephen William Hawking Stephen William Hawking was born January 8, 1942 in Oxford, England and showed great talents in mathematics and physics at a very young age. In high school Hawking's mathematics teacher inspired him to specialize in mathematics but his father was against the idea and Hawking ended up specializing in chemistry during high school. He entered Oxford University in 1958 and had specialized in thermodynamics, relativity theory, and quantum mechanics. He was known for being lazy...
  • Stephen Hawking
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    Stephen Hawking: A Life in Science depicts the life and accomplishments of Stephen Hawking, a unique and towering figure in modern physics, perhaps the most famous scientist since Einstein. He has achieved far more than the vast majority of able-bodied people would ever have dreamt of accomplishing. He has made fundamental breakthroughs in cosmology and, perhaps more than anyone else alive, he has pushed forward our understanding of the universe we live in. His brilliant work on black holes, the...
  • Complete Understanding Of The Universe
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    A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME The book A Brief History of Time (1988) by Stephen Hawking is a one of a kind introduction to today's physics. It recently became a record standing over a hundred weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List and about 237 weeks in The London Sunday Times best-seller list. The book has been translated in forty languages and has reached international popularity in many countries. Its author, Stephen William Hawking (1942), is one of the brightest scientist of our time, repla...

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