Biography

Stephen Hawking dies at 76, A English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director

Stephen Hawking, The Expert ordinary British personality who overcame a disease to publish own books with the mysteries of the universe has died at the age of 76.

Best in every terms of scientist, Hawking was also a cosmologist, astronomer, mathematician and author of numerous books which includes a landmark publishing of “A Brief history of time”. This book had achieved a 10 Million number of sold copies.

A Brief Biography of The Great Scientist of all time Mr. Stephen William Hawking:

Full Name: Stephen William Hawking

Date of Birth: 8 january 1942

Location of Birth: Oxford, United Kingdom

Died: 14 March 2018, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Education St Albans School, Hertfordshire
Alma mater University College, Oxford(BA)
Trinity Hall, Cambridge (MA,PhD)
Known for ·         Hawking radiation

·         Penrose–Hawking theorems

·         Bekenstein–Hawking formula

·         Hawking energy

·         Gibbons–Hawking ansatz

·         Gibbons–Hawking effect

·         Gibbons–Hawking space

·         Gibbons–Hawking–York boundary term

·         Thorne–Hawking–Preskill bet

Spouse(s) ·         Jane Wilde (m. 1965; div. 1995)

·         Elaine Mason (m. 1995; div. 2006)

Children 3, including Lucy
Awards ·         Adams Prize (1966)

·         Eddington Medal (1975)

·         Maxwell Medal and Prize(1976)

·         Heineman Prize (1976)

·         Hughes Medal (1976)

·         Albert Einstein Award (1978)

·         RAS Gold Medal (1985)

·         Dirac Medal (1987)

·         Wolf Prize (1988)

·         Prince of Asturias Award(1989)

·         Andrew Gemant Award(1998)

·         Naylor Prize and Lectureship(1999)

·         Lilienfeld Prize (1999)

·         Albert Medal (Royal Society of Arts) (1999)

·         Copley Medal (2006)

·         Presidential Medal of Freedom (2009)

·         Fundamental Physics Prize(2012)

·         BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award (2015)

Website Official website
Scientific career
Fields ·         General relativity

·         Quantum gravity

Institutions ·         Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge

·         California Institute of Technology

·         Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

Thesis Properties of Expanding Universes (1966)
Doctoral advisor Dennis Sciama
Other academic advisors Robert Berman
Doctoral students ·         Bruce Allen

·         Raphael Bousso

·         Bernard Carr

·         Fay Dowker

·         Christophe Galfard

·         Gary Gibbons

·         Thomas Hertog

·         Raymond Laflamme

·         Don Page

·         Malcolm Perry

·         Wu Zhongchao




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