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Stephen Hawking

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Daisy Ozdych

on 10 January 2013

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By: Daisy Ozdych Stephen Hawking He has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig's disease witch is a type of motor neuron disease. This effects his movment. He has to be in a wheel chair at all times to move around in his everyday life. He was diagnosed with ALS shortly after his 21st birthday in 1963. He uses a wheelchair to get around and a computerized voice system to speak. Disease He born on January 8, 1942 in Oxford, England.
Was Born on the 300th anniversary of Galileo's death.
Parents were poor when he was born.
He had two sisters, Mary and Philippa.
He had an adopted brother named Edward.
Married Jane Hawking (divorced in 1990)
Married Elaine Mason (divorced in 2006)
Has three children named Robert (1967), Lucy (1970), and Timothy (1973). Family Information University of Notre Dame
New York University
University of Cambridge
University of Cambridge
University of Oxford
St Albans High School for Girls
(1950 – 1953)
St Albans School
University College, Oxford
Trinity Hall, Cambridge Education TV Show
"Into The Universe with
Stephen Hawking" "Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking" aired on the Discovery Channel 9 April 2010 in the United States and aired on 9 May 2010 in the United Kingdom with a modified title, "Stephen Hawking's Universe." A Brief History of Time (1988)
Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays (1993)
The Universe in a Nutshell (2001)
On The Shoulders of Giants (2002)
A Briefer History of Time (2005)
God Created the Integers: The Mathematical Breakthroughs That Changed History (2005)
The Grand Design (2010) Books These are co-written with his daughter Lucy.

George's Secret Key to the Universe (2007)
George's Cosmic Treasure Hunt (2009)
George and the Big Bang (2011) Children Fiction Books In Popular Culture Hawking has appeared as himself on episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation, The Simpsons, Futurama,and The Big Bang Theory.His synthesiser voice was used on parts of the Pink Floyd song "Keep Talking". Religious views In his early work, Hawking spoke of God in a metaphorical sense. He believes that there is "no heaven or afterlife" and that such a notion was a "fairy story for people afraid of the dark." Space and Spaceflight Hawking has suggested that space is the Earth's long term hope and has indicated that he is almost certain that alien life exists in other parts of the universe.He thinks alien life not only exists on planets but perhaps in other places. "To my mathematical brain, the numbers alone make thinking about aliens perfectly rational. The real challenge is to work out what aliens might actually be like". ~ Stephen Hawking Notable awards Albert Einstein Award (1978)
Wolf Prize (1988)
Prince of Asturias Award (1989)
Copley Medal (2006)
Presidential Medal of Freedom (2009)
Special Fundamental Physics Prize (2012)
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