Tag: Stephen Hawking

Thousands Mourn At Stephen Hawking's Funeral In Cambridge, Eddie Redmayne Among The Many Who Paid Tribute

Stephen Hawking's funeral was a private one, but the streets of Cambriidge were reportedly filled by thousands of respecting supporters. Cambridge was the home of Professor Hawking for over 50 years.

Feature | Science April 1, 2018

MSU Astronomers Dedicate Discovery Of New Black Hole To Stephen Hawking

Astronomers using the MASTER Global Robotic Net telescopes have detected a gamma-ray burst indicating the formation a new black hole. They dedicated the report of their discovery to the Lord of Black Holes, Stephen Hawking.

Space March 23, 2018

Stephen Hawking's Ashes To Be Buried Near Sir Isaac Newton's Grave

Stephen Hawking's ashes will be interred in Westminster Abbey near the grave of Sir Isaac Newton. His remains will also be near Charles Darwin's grave.

Celebrities March 20, 2018

Stephen Hawking Proposed Theory On How The Universe Will End Two Weeks Before His Death

Before dying, Stephen Hawking did more than just mathematically prove the existence of multiple universes. He also detailed how darkness will eventually swallow the entire Universe, causing its ultimate end.

Space March 20, 2018

Do Parallel Universes Exist? Stephen Hawking's Last Paper May Help Prove Multiverse Theory.

Stephen Hawking's last scientific paper sets out the mathematics needed to help deep-space probes collect evidence that can prove the multiverse theory. The idea suggests the existence of other universes other than our own.

Space March 19, 2018

Words By Stephen Hawking: Inspirational Quotes From Cosmology's Brightest Star

Stephen Hawking's profound but gentle and humorous ways of communicating science to the public made him an icon of contemporary science. Here are some of the most inspirational quotes from Stephen Hawking, a great physicist and human genuis.

Feature | Science March 15, 2018

Theoretical Physicist Stephen Hawking, Author Of 'A Brief History of Time', Dies At Age 76

British physicist Stephen Hawking died on Wednesday at age 76. He was given only two years to live when he was diagnosed of ALS when he was 21 years old, defying odds when he lived for more than 50 years.

Feature | Science March 14, 2018

Stephen Hawking Claims To Know What Happened Before The Big Bang

World-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking claimed to know what occurred before the Big Bang. He presented his views on the 'Star Talk' show, hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson, which airs on National Geographic.

Space March 3, 2018

Virgin Galactic’s VSS Unity Spaceplane Pilots Complete Fastest Glide Test

Richard Branson has announced Virgin Galactic's VSS Unity spaceplane successfully completed its fastest glide flight to date. This means Branson is well on his way to making his dreams of going to space a reality.

Space January 15, 2018

Fireball Apocalypse: Stephen Hawking Predicts Earth Will Glow Red Hot By 2600

Cosmologist Stephen Hawking has predicted that the Earth will become a fireball in the next 600 years. The only way humans can survive extinction is by becoming an interplanetary species.

Space November 10, 2017

Stephen Hawking Warns That Artificial Intelligence Will Replace Humans

British physicist Stephen Hawking stressed his warning: mankind may become obsolete as a result of advancements in artificial intelligence. He encouraged everyone to take an active participation in regulating AIs.

Robotics November 7, 2017

Stephen Hawking Makes 1966 Doctoral Thesis Available Online

Famous cosmologist Stephen Hawking has made his original 1966 doctoral thesis available online for the first time. The thesis is freely available to anyone who is interested to learn about the theoretical physicist's earlier views concerning the universe.

Space October 23, 2017

For Stephen Hawking, Trump’s Climate Stance Could Push Earth Over The Brink

Stephen Hawking has warned that Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the landmark Paris climate change agreement could result in irreversible climate change. Learn more from the scientist's exclusive interview with BBC.

Earth/Environment July 3, 2017

Stephen Hawking Issues Call To Leave Planet Earth And Head To The Stars

At an arts and science festival, Stephen Hawking has issued a dire warning for humans: it's time to leave Earth and explore other worlds. The cofounder of Breakthrough Starshot calls for interstellar travel to preserve the species.

Space June 21, 2017

Stephen Hawking, 32 Other Scientists Pen Angry Letter About Origin Of Universe Theory

Stephen Hawking and 32 other scientists penned a letter contesting alternative theory of the origins of the universe. How is the big bounce theory different from inflation theory?

Space May 15, 2017

What Stephen Hawking Gets Wrong In His Viral Prediction That Humans Should Escape Into Space In 100 Years

Fox News columnist Michael Guillen questions Stephen Hawking’s latest doomsday prediction about the Earth having only 100 years left and humans escaping to Mars to survive. Here’s why.

Space May 9, 2017

Stephen Hawking Says Humans Need To Leave Earth In 100 Years: Here Are The Technologies That Can Make This Possible

Leading physicist Stephen Hawking has called for colonization of other planets as human race may not survive beyond 100 years. This is because of too many problems haunting mankind, including climate change and asteroid strike.

Space May 6, 2017

Stephen Hawking To Examine How Humans Can Leave Planet Earth Within 100 Years In New Documentary

Stephen Hawking has warned that the next century might be the most dangerous for Earth. In a new BBC documentary, he will set out to discover ways humans can begin preparing to live in outer space.

Feature | Science May 3, 2017

Interesting Facts About The Brilliant Mind That Is Stephen Hawking

You may know Stephen Hawking as a brilliant theoretical physicist, but here are a few other fun things that you may like to know about the man behind the theory of the Big Bang.

Celebrities April 8, 2017

Event Horizon Telescope May Help Solve Black Hole Information Paradox

Einstein's theory of relativity predicts that all information that crosses the event horizon will be lost, but quantum mechanics states information can never be lost. How can the Event Horizon Telescope help solve the black hole information paradox?

Space April 8, 2017

Stephen Hawking Raises Concerns Over Trump’s Environmental Policy

Reputed physicist Stephen Hawking has raised concerns over the environmental policy of President Donald Trump and called for the replacement of EPA chief Scott Pruitt. He said the effects of climate change in America need to be tackled with a serious approach.

Earth/Environment March 21, 2017

Stephen Hawking Warns Of Robot Apocalypse: Here's How Humanity Can Protect Itself From Artificial Intelligence

Physicist Stephen Hawking warns of robot apocalypse that 'may destroy us all by nuclear or biological war.' The call for humanity's protection from the potential technological agression reverberates stronger now more than ever, but the question is how.

Robotics March 9, 2017

Stephen Hawking Predicts Human Destruction From Technological Advances

Famous physicist Stephen Hawking has cautioned that technological strides that helped humans achieve insurmountable feats will also lead to their demise. He sees threats coming from nuclear war, biological war and advancements like artificial intelligence.

Earth/Environment March 8, 2017

Stephen Hawking Turns 75: Facts And Trivia On The Genius Physicist

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

1000 Years: Time Humans Have, Says Stephen Hawking, To Find Another Planet Or Face Mass Extinction

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 Is All For Searching For Aliens But Warns Against Inviting Them Over To Earth

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

Stephen Hawking, Yuri Milner Plan To Explore Closest Earth-Like Planet Proxima B

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's Prediction About Black Holes May Be Right After All

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

Stephen Hawking Says Greed, Stupidity Are Greatest Threats To Humanity

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

Stephen Hawking Plans To Map Universe: Supercomputer Will Plot Position Of Galaxies

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

Stephen Hawking Can Understand And Explain Astrophysics But Not Donald Trump's Popularity

'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

Black Holes May Be Possible Portals To Another Universe: Stephen Hawking

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

Stephen Hawking Explains Black Holes: They Aren't As Black As You Think

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

Stephen Hawking, Yuri Milner Plan To Send Tiny Interstellar Probes To Alpha Centauri: What Are Potential Problems?

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

Is Alpha Centauri The Best Target For Mankind's First Interstellar Probe?

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

Stephen Hawking, Russian Billionaire Want To Build Interstellar Starship To Visit Alpha Centauri

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

Stephen Hawking Gains One Million Followers Within Six Hours After Opening Weibo Account

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 Pays Tribute To Teacher Who Made Him Appreciate Math

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

Humans Can Harness Mini Black Hole To Power World's Electricity: Stephen Hawking

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

The Hairy Black Hole Hypothesis: Black Holes Have ‘Soft Hairs’ To Preserve Information Falling In

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

Paul Rudd And Stephen Hawking Played Chess — Guess Who Won

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

Mankind Is Dooming Itself But Humans Have Chance To Survive: Stephen Hawking

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

Stephen Hawking Launches Award For Science Communication Bearing His Name

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

OpenAI: Mission Of This Elon Musk-Backed AI Venture Is To Ensure Skynet Doesn't Happen

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

World's Biggest Mystery Is Women, Says Stephen Hawking

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

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