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

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.

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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

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

"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.

Math is an Indian national characteristic, said Stephen Hawking

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.

Stephen Hawking rests between Newton, Darwin at Westminster Abbey

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

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

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

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.

Stephen Hawking's final research paper supports existence of multiverse

Late British cosmologist Stephen Hawking's final research paper suggests that our universe could be one of many, with similar properties.

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

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

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

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