The Man Who Knew Everything: Some lesser-known facts about Stephen Hawking


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Academic icon and renowned physicist Stephen Hawking left his earthly abode for the stars on March 14, 2018. The scientist is world renowned for his significant contributions to Cosmology, the study of the origin and development of Universe. Not only did this genius studied and brought about new theories in the fields of Cosmology, which eventually changed the world, he is also well known to make complex physical concepts accessible to the wider community with his best selling book ‘A Brief History of Time‘. The book has, since its publication in 1988, set a Guinness World Record by staying in the Sunday Times bestseller list for four and a half years. The scientist often joked about his book that it was the ‘least-read most purchased book in history’. To make things more lucid for the masses, he later published another version of the book in 2005, which is…

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