Tributes pour in for Stephen Hawking

Tributes pour in for Stephen Hawking

Tributes pour in for Stephen Hawking

Professor Stephen Hawking reminds me of how fortunate I am and at the same time how inadequate my life is in comparison to his.

Stephen Hawking, one of the foremost scientific mind the world has ever seen, passed away on Wednesday, March 14, at the age of 76. 'I have so much I want to do first.' And that he did - going on to become one of the greatest physicists of the 21st century.

Ben Hansson, a third-year astrophysics student, said he was shocked to hear about the death of a man who'd inspired countless physicists and cosmologists.

The Hawking Radiation Conference is co-sponsored by UNC-Chapel Hill, along with the Nordic Institute of Theoretical Physics (Nordita), co-hosted by KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University; the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at the University of Cambridge; and The Julian Swinger Foundation.

After his second marriage ended, Hawking and Jane rekindled their friendship and appeared together to promote "The Theory of Everything", a movie about Hawking's life based on her personal memoir, "Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen".

For more than 50 years, death was a poignant part of Stephen Hawking's remarkable life. He once said, "It would not be much of a universe if it wasn't home to the people you love".

Benamran, however, said his gift for explaining the most complex concepts was the key to his stardom.

Amazon Video: Seasons and episodes for purchaseBased on his book, The Grand Design, Hawking addresses powerful ongoing questions about creationism, the meaning of life, and the compatibility of science and religion.

"Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet". He also proved that cosmological models, extrapolated backwards in time, give rise, under very general conditions, to a "Big Bang" or an initial singularity, "adds Mazzitelli, who is a CONICET researcher in the Group of Particles and Field Physics".

Director-General Fabiola Gianotti of the European Organization for Nuclear Research, known as CERN, hailed Hawking for the "enthusiasm, vitality and passion for knowledge" that he showed during visits to the Large Hadron Collider and related facilities in and around Geneva.

The Royal Albert Hall said the "genius" Prof Hawking was the second physicist, after Albert Einstein in 1933, to ever sell out the venue with his lecture in 1995. Hawking found a rare beauty in mathematical equations.

Hawking was the best-known theoretical physicist of his time.

As a 15-year-old, his most successful book A Brief History of Time had me captivated with relativity and quantum theory.

"He was a great scientist and an extraordinary man whose work and legacy will live on for many years".

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