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    Stephen Hawking's final work, which tackles issues from the existence of God to the potential for time travel, is launched by his children, who helped complete the book after the British astrophysics giant's death.

  • Stephen Hawking's unparalleled legacy

    The world-famous physicist Stephen Hawking passed away on March 14, 2018. His death has left me saddened like millions around the world. But I was happy to see that The Daily Star had published a couple of articles on Stephen Hawking, one of which was written by a Bangladeshi academic. It inspired me to express my thoughts and feelings about how Hawking's work has influenced me.

  • Black holes dissolving like aspirin

    When Stephen Hawking postulated in the mid-1970s that black holes leak radiation, slowly dissolving like aspirin in a glass of water, he overturned a core tenet of the Universe. Ever since Albert Einstein published his theory of general relativity in 1915, predicting the existence of black holes, it was thought they devour everything in their vicinity, including light. Black holes, it was thought, were bottomless

  • Top 10 Stephen Hawking Quotes

    Top 10 quotes of Stephen Hawking

    British physicist Stephen Hawking, who is considered as one of the world’s foremost physicists, died at the age of 76.

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    Stephen Hawking dies at 76

    Stephen Hawking, whose brilliant mind ranged across time and space though his body was paralysed by disease, dies at the age of 76, a University of Cambridge spokesman says.