Stephen Hawking

English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author

January 8, 1942 - March 14, 2018

Stephen Hawking was a visionary theoretical physicist in the field of general relativity and the theory of 'black holes.' He was the author of the popular scientific book, A Brief History of Time, which discusses the nature of the universe. In 1999, he received the Julius Lilienfeld Prize. The popular feature film "The Theory of Everything, starring Eddie Redmayne, was made about his life. He was beloved by many not only for his brilliance but his sense of humor. He passed away on March 14, 2018. My Hero celebrates his life, and for his gift of being able to explain to the public the mysteries of the universe.

From the MY HERO Community - Inspired by Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking: A Scientist Who Just Happens to Be Disabled

By: Shivam Dhirar

Steven Hawking

By: Michael from Nevada

Watch the trailer for The Theory of Everything, based on Stephen Hawking's life

Newswire Stories

Remembering Stephen Hawking: Gifts from an unbounded mind

By: Amanda Paulson - CSM Staff Writer

14 March 2018. Reprinted from Christian Science Monitor with permission.

Lack of evidence put Hawking's Nobel hopes in black hole

By: SETH BORENSTEIN , AP Science Writer

14 March 2018. Reprinted from AP with permission.

Ashes of Stephen Hawking to be placed in Westminster Abbey

By: Associated Press

20 March 2018. Reprinted from AP with permission.

Stephen Hawking joins futuristic bid to explore outer space

By: Associated Press

April 12, 2016. AP article reprinted with permission.


The Theory of Everything: The Origin and Fate of the Universe

By: Stephen W. Hawking

The Theory of Everything is a unique opportunity to explore the cosmos with the greatest mind since Einstein.


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