As renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking celebrates his 75th birthday, we look back at his astounding battle with ALS and his genius life in the sciences.
Space January 9, 2017
Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has said mankind is running short of time and in 1000 years they must find another planet to colonize as life on Earth is turning risky and a mass extinction is not ruled out.
Space November 17, 2016
Stephen Hawking voiced his concerns about exposing human civilization to technologically advanced alien civilizations. This is despite the famous physicist's own excitement about seeing aliens and knowing more about them.
Space September 24, 2016
The discovery of the closest Earth-like planet to our solar system is creating a buzz in the scientific community. With that, top scientific minds such as Stephen Hawking are planning to launch an ambitious exploration to the exoplanet.
Space August 28, 2016
Stephen Hawking once predicted that it was possible to escape from a black hole. Now, an experiment in Israel has suggested that Hawking may actually be correct.
Space August 16, 2016
Famed theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking shared his thoughts on the problems currently plaguing humanity during his interview with Larry King on 'Larry King Now.' He said stupidity and greed are two of the biggest threats to mankind right now.
Earth/Environment June 29, 2016
Astrophysicist Stephen Hawking is planning to map the known universe in 3D through the help of a supercomputer in Cambridge. The map will also help reveal the true nature of dark energy.
Space June 28, 2016
'A Brief History of Time' author Stephen Hawking can school us on all things astrophysics, but he admits there is one thing he can neither explain nor understand: the rise of demagogue candidate Donald Trump.
Life & Style May 31, 2016
Stephen Hawking has another theory about the most mysterious objects in the cosmos. He said that black holes may be possible portals to another universe.
Space April 25, 2016
Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking discussed the nature of black holes and the concern about the information paradox to students and faculty members of Harvard University. He explained that black holes are not exactly the inescapable vacuums in space that they were first thought to be.
Space April 20, 2016
Astrophysicist Stephen Hawking and Russian billionaire Yuri Milner plan to send a fleet of nano spacecraft to star system Alpha Centauri. The ambitious plan, however, is not immune to potential problems.
Space April 15, 2016
The first visit to Alpha Centauri may be from hundreds of tiny spacecraft. What might these robotic explorers find when they arrive at our nearest stellar neighbor?
Space April 13, 2016
Russian tech entrepreneur and billionaire Yuri Milner, along with Stephen Hawking and Mark Zuckerberg, announced an interstellar mission to Alpha Centauri. 'Breakthrough Starshot' will send a fleet of nanocrafts to the star systems to look for any planetary existence and details in that part of the universe.
Space April 13, 2016
It only took six hours for Stephen Hawking’s Weibo account to hit one million followers. Weibo is China’s Twitter-like site and has 222 million active users worldwide.
Internet April 13, 2016
Stephen Hawking never forgot the person who inspired him to love math. Thanks to Dikran Tahta, a British mathematician, the physicist is who he is today.
Society March 10, 2016
Nothing can escape black holes, not even light. But celebrity physicist Stephen Hawking has challenged this concept. Hawking even said if humans found mini-black holes, we could potentially harness them to supply electricity on Earth.
Energy February 3, 2016
Professor Stephen Hawking made another history after releasing a new theory, the hairy black hole hypothesis. With co-researchers, they found that soft, zero-energy photons retain the quantum state information of whatever enters a massive cosmic black hole.
Space January 30, 2016
The California Institute of Technology released a video today of the actor and physicist dueling at an age-old game, with a quantum twist.
LIFE January 27, 2016
Stephen Hawking said that a man-made planetary disaster due to global warming, genetically engineered viruses and nuclear war is likely to happen in the next millenia. The astrophysicist, however, is optimistic that mankind can survive.
Animals January 20, 2016
A new award that bears the name of astrophysicist Stephen Hawking was launched last Wednesday. The award was created to make science and space more accessible to the public.
Space December 18, 2015
A new organization called OpenAI has been created, with funding from the likes of Elon Musk and Sam Altman. Its mission? To ensure that artificial intelligence never becomes something that could harm us.
Start Ups December 15, 2015
Famous physicist Stephen Hawking said that the greatest mystery for him is women during an AMA session at Reddit. The AMA centered on his stand on artificial intelligence.
October 12, 2015
Stephen Hawking recently answered Reddit questions about the dangers of artificial intelligence. In the thread, he continued to advocate against AI arms race and said that the emergence of AI may either be the best or worst thing to happen to humanity.
October 10, 2015
A YouGov survey found that more than one in two people in the U.S., UK and Germany believe intelligent ET exists out there. Respondents also answer why it is likely that aliens have not contacted the Earth yet.
Space September 28, 2015
Stephen Hawking may have solved a long-standing problem in astrophysics with math, but NASA is working on pre-empting problems by crashing expensive pieces of equipment. Plus, fire fountains on the moon and a cosmic butterfly.
Space August 28, 2015
Artificial Intelligence has long been a concept in things like movies, with evil robots wanting power of their own. However, could this kind of threat ever exist from AI in the real world?
FUTURE TECH August 28, 2015
Stephen Hawking, one of the most important physicists and cosmologists of the 20th century, proposes that there is a way out of black holes — through Hawking radiation
Space August 25, 2015
Intel has made the source code for the Assistive Context-Aware Toolkit used to build Stephen Hawking's speech software available for download through GitHub. For now, it can only be used on PCs.
Apps/Software August 18, 2015
The trailer for the new 'Zoolander' movie set to be released early next year features narration by Stephen Hawking, or rather his DECTalk Dennis speech synthesizer.
Movies/TV Shows August 3, 2015
Experts in robotics, science and tech wrote an open letter voicing their concerns about the threat autonomous weapons could pose against humanity.
FUTURE TECH July 27, 2015
World-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking is set to take part in a Reddit AMA, which will be the longest AMA in Reddit history. Hawking will take questions over a week and answer the questions in the weeks after.
July 27, 2015
A hunt for alien life will turn to crowdsourced computing power to crunch data. Your computer, tablet or smartphone can help in the search, project leaders say.
July 26, 2015
World-renowned theoretical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking will be holding a Reddit AMA session — with a little twist.
Movies/TV Shows July 24, 2015
Famed physicist Stephen Hawking has spent five years warning about the dangers of contacting alien life but is now leading a call to expand the search. What made Hawking change his mind about the future of humanity?
Space July 21, 2015
The search for extraterrestrial life just got a boost as Stephen Hawking officially backs Breakthrough effort to confirm whether or not life beyond Earth exists.
July 21, 2015
Paul Whyley went to see The Theory of Everything and diagnosed himself as having the exact same disease as that of the lead character in the biopic Stephen Hawking – motor neurone disease. A neurologist confirmed this, and the 62-year-old’s wife is now looking after him full time as the disease has now more greatly manisfested itself.
LIFE July 5, 2015
Artificial intelligence could destroy human civilization within a century, warns physicist Stephen Hawking. What can be done to control the threat from AI?
May 14, 2015
Stephen Hawking, who appeared as a hologram in a recent talk at the Sydney Opera House, told the audience that One Direction's Zayn Malik could still be in the band—only in a parallel universe.
Movies/TV Shows April 28, 2015
Stephen Hawking may not be known for his singing. However, his cover of Monty Python's 'Galaxy Song' in honor of this year's Record Store Day is absolutely perfect.
Geek April 13, 2015
World-renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking has applied for a trademark of his name primarily for charitable purposes. Hawking is looking to establish a foundation that is dedicated to the motor-neurone disease that he was diagnosed with back in 1963.
Society March 31, 2015
Eddie Redmayne took home the Oscar for Best Actor during last night's ceremony. Here's what Stephen Hawking had to say about the actor who portrayed him in his Oscar-winning role.
Movies/TV Shows February 23, 2015
Space travel may be humanity's "life insurance," says famous physicist. If we don't tame our aggression and move outward into space, it could spell doom for humankind, he says.
February 22, 2015
Denouncing aggression and promoting empathy, Stephen Hawking shared what he believes to be the human race’s worst and best qualities and bolstered his support for space travel.
February 20, 2015
Neil deGrasse Tyson recently spoke about the importance of Stephen Hawking's discovery of Hawking Radiation (so named after the scientist) in honor of the release of 'The Theory of Everything,' a film based on Hawking.
Geek December 22, 2014
The Large Hadron Collider is nearly ready to go back online, but what mysteries could the world's largest particle accelerator uncover?
December 12, 2014
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