Tag: Stephen Hawking

Black Hole Created In Lab Confirms Stephen Hawking's Prediction

Stephen Hawking says black holes aren't entirely black — and he's probably right, again. With a lab-grown sonic black hole, researchers find evidence of one of the physicist's most famous theory in the laboratory: Hawking radiation.

Space May 30, 2019

Astronomers Debunk Stephen Hawking's Theory That Dark Matter Is Made Up Of Primordial Black Holes

The brilliant Stephen Hawking theorized that dark matter may be made up of ultra-tiny black holes created soon after the Big Bang. New research gives this theory a huge blow.

Space April 26, 2019

UK Royal Mint Celebrates Stephen Hawking With Commemorative Coin That Features A Black Hole

To mark the first anniversary of Stephen Hawking’s death, the Royal Mint of the United Kingdom has issued a fancy new coin to honor the late physicist. The special coins are all sold out.

Space March 16, 2019

Stephen Hawking's Nurse Accused Of Misconduct Over Renowned Physicist's Care

Stephen Hawking’s former nurse had served him for 15 years before she was suspended due to serious misconduct. The public and media are banned from the hearing until it concludes on March 21.

Feature | Health March 11, 2019

Stephen Hawking Thesis And Wheelchair Fetch Millions In Auction

Stephen Hawking fans raised almost $2 million at an auction that will benefit The Stephen Hawking Foundation and the Motor Neurone Disease Association. Items sold include his doctorate thesis and his wheelchair.

November 9, 2018

Stephen Hawking Wheelchair And Other Personal Effects To Be Sold At Auction

The personal belongings of Stephen Hawking will be auctioned in London. Proceeds will go to the Stephen Hawking Foundation and the Motor Neurone Disease Association.

October 22, 2018

The Last Paper Stephen Hawking Worked On Released By Colleagues

Stephen Hawking final paper on the information paradox has been revealed by his colleagues. The study proposed that some information from matter that gets pulled into a black hole can be retrieved from photons that escape from the event horizon.

Space October 12, 2018

Black Holes Are Surrounded By A Tangled Mess Of Fuzz, Not A Firewall, Says Physicist

Physicists proposed that black holes are actually giant balls of fuzzy energy, not the bringers of doom they are believed to be. The idea is based on string theory, which suggests that the universe is made of subatomic strings of energy.

Space July 27, 2018

Stephen Hawking Buried At Westminster Abbey, Between Charles Darwin And Isaac Newton

Stephen Hawking was buried at Westminster Abbey's Scientists' Corner, between Charles Darwin and Isaac Newton. Thousands of people attended the memorial service, after which the scientist's voice was beamed to space.

Material Science June 16, 2018

Stephen Hawking’s Voice To Boldly Go Into A Black Hole In Space

Celebrated physicist Stephen Hawking’s ashes will be interred at Westminster Abbey at a Service of Thanksgiving that commemorates his life. One part of the ceremony will include broadcasting a message from Hawking into outer space.

Space June 14, 2018

Stephen Hawking's Final Book 'Brief Answers to the Big Question' Will Be Released In October 2018

UK publisher John Murray announced it is releasing Stephen Hawking's final book in October 2018. The book will cover artificial intelligence, black holes, and alien intelligence.

Space May 16, 2018

Time Travellers Welcome To Attend Stephen Hawking's Memorial Service

Those born between 2019 and 2038 have a chance to attend the memorial service of Stephen Hawking. What were the late scientist's thoughts on time travel?

Feature | Science May 12, 2018

Stephen Hawking's Hunt For Alien Life Gets Big Boost With Expanded Survey Of Milky Way Stars

Stephen Hawking was part of a project that collects deep space data to find signs of alien life. A new hardware used by the Parkes Radio Telescope used by the Breakthrough Listen Initiative expands survey of the sky.

Space May 9, 2018

Stephen Hawking's Family Announces Public Lottery For Westminster Abbey Service

Stephen Hawking’s family invited members of the public to a special service of thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey. The ‘A Brief History of Time’ author’s ashes will be buried near the remains of Sir Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin.

May 9, 2018

Published Weeks After His Death, Stephen Hawking’s Final Theory Shows A Less-Complicated Universe

The final theory on the multiverse by Stephen Hawking has just been published. It is based on string theory and explains that the universe is less complicated than it seemed.

Space May 2, 2018

Rare Autographed Stephen Hawking Book Is Up For Auction Starting At $28,000

Nate D. Sanders Auctions announced that it will be auctioning off a rare autographed book that was signed by Stephen Hawking. The iconic scientist passed away at 76 years old this past March.

Geek April 24, 2018

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

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