Scientists have reported the results of their observations of the Andromeda galaxy to claim that primordial black holes, those were formed in the early age of the universe, might not be the primary source of dark matter, as had been predicted by famous physicist Stephen Hawking.
Dark matter is widely considered to consist of about 85 per cent of the matter in the universe. Now, researchers have confirmed that primordial black holes with masses similar or less massive than the moon cannot contribute more than a per cent of all dark matter.
The auction includes one of five existing copies of Hawking's 1965 Cambridge University Ph.D. thesis, "Properties of Expanding Universes," which carries an estimated price of 100,000 pounds to 150,000 pounds ($130,000 to $195,000).
"There is probably no heaven and afterlife either. I think belief in an afterlife is just wishful thinking. There is no reliable evidence for it, and it flies in the face of everything we know in science," Stephen Hawking wrote.
In Delhi we took Stephen around, first to the Jantar Mantar about which he displayed great curiosity and the Qutub Minar which he had not heard about either. I told him that this tower has been rated above Giotto’s Campanile in Florence.
Subimal Das used fiber glass, silicon, marble eye, artificial hair, and glass as well. The cloth has been tailored to perfection and the USP of the statue is his trademark wheelchair. Some finishing touches are left and the sculpture will be complete.
Scientist Stephen Hawking, who passed away on Wednesday, was so impressed by the mathematical skills of Indians during his India visit that he told the then President K R Narayanan, "Indians are so good at mathematics and physics."