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New research questions Stephen Hawking’s hypothesis on dark matter

April 03, 2019 8:20 am

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.

Explained: Why researchers are challenging Stephen Hawking’s hypothesis on black holes

April 02, 2019 2:19 pm

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.

Stephen Hawking's thesis and wheelchair sell for $1 million

November 09, 2018 10:35 am

Famed for his work exploring the origins of the universe, Hawking died in March at the age of 76 after spending most of his life confined to a wheelchair with motor neurone disease.

A singular mind

October 27, 2018 12:09 am

Exploring the remarkable life and work of physicist Stephen Hawking who dared to look upon the universe

Stephen Hawking wheelchair, thesis up for sale: Report

October 22, 2018 7:38 am

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's no God; no one directs our fate: Stephen Hawking in final book

October 18, 2018 8:56 am

"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.

Stephen Hawking rests between Newton, Darwin at Westminster Abbey

June 16, 2018 5:03 pm

Over the course of his adult life, Hawking suffered from a motor-neuron condition linked to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), diagnosed in 1963.

Stephen Hawking's voice to be beamed into space at final send-off

June 15, 2018 4:42 pm

The broadcast will be beamed towards the nearest black hole, 1A 0620-00, which lives in a binary system with a fairly ordinary orange dwarf star.

Kolkata will soon have a Stephen Hawking statue, check out photos here

June 08, 2018 4:19 pm

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.

Time travellers invited to Stephen Hawking send-off

May 12, 2018 3:32 pm

Members of the public have been invited to apply for tickets to attend a celebration of Hawking's life at a memorial service in Westminster Abbey on June 15 where his ashes will be interred alongside the graves of Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin.

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From Express archives: Stephen Hawking's unseen pictures from his India visit in 2001

March 14, 2018 10:38 pm

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."

Stephen Hawking's life in pictures

March 14, 2018 1:29 pm

British physicist and author, Stephen Hawking passed away at the age of 76. He was regarded as one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists since Albert Einstein.

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Stephen Hawking dies at 76: A look at his life

March 15, 2018 1:10 pm

Stephen Hawking will be remembered for his immense contribution to the field of physics with the theoretical prediction that black holes emit radiation.