Friday, 16 March 2018

Top 10 Interesting Facts You Should Know About Stephen Hawking

Welcome to TheAmazingTopTens, today we are sharing here the top 10 information about famous scientist Dr. Stephen Hawking. We all heard the name of famous physicists Stephen Hawking, at least once in our lifetime, even those who are not interested in physics also know about him. He gave his great contribution in the field of science, especially in Cosmology.

These are the worth knowing top 10 information about Dr. Hawking:

About His Birth
Stephen Hawking born in Oxford, England on 8 January 1942 during the time of World War II. His parents name was Frank & Isobel Hawking.

His Disability
Hawking had a rare early-onset, slow-progressing form of motor neuron disease (also known as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)), that gradually paralysed him over the decades.

Only 2 Years to Live
In the year 1963 at the age of 21, after having Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), doctors told him that he had only two years to live.

Plans for Trip to Space
His greatest unfulfilled desire was to travel to space. After hearing this, Richard Branson offered him a free flight into space with Virgin Galactic. And Hawking took a zero-gravity flight in a reduced-gravity aircraft in 2007.

His Researches
Dr. Hawking was best known for his discovery that black holes emit radiations which can be detected by special instrumentation. Have a look at his main contribution to the field of physics and cosmology lie in the studies of:

- The Origins of the Universe
- The Big Bang Theory
- Gravitational and Spacetime Singularities
- Black Hole Radiation
- A Universe Without Spactime Boundaries
- Atheism
- The High Likelihood of the Existence of Extraterrestrial Life

His Popular Publishes
Dr. Hawking has published many popular books in his field, below is a list of his some popular publishes:

- A Brief History of Time
- Black Holes, Baby Universes and Other Essays
- The Nature of Space and Time
- The Universe in a Nutshell
- My Brief History
- The Large Scale Structure of Spacetime
- General Relativity: An Einstein Centenary Survey
- 300 Years of Gravitation
- On the Shoulders of Giants
- The Theory of Everything
- God Created Integers: The Mathematical Breakthroughs that Changed History
- The Grand Design
- The Dreams That Stuff Is Made Of
- The Origin of (Almost) Everything

‘A Brief History of Time’ is one of the bestselling books of Stephen Hawking.

Never Got a Nobel
Many of us find it very surprising that after a huge contribution of Dr. Hawking in the field of Science, he was never awarded by Nobel prize.

Biggest Mystery for Hawking
After solving so many mysteries, when asked which is the most mysterious thing in the world, Hawking replied - it’s women!

Died on Pi Day!
On 14 March 2018, Stephen Hawking died at his home in Cambridge. It was coincident that on the day of his death, it was the 30th anniversary of Pi day (mathematical constant Pi).

The End of an Era
The world renowned physicist Dr. Hawking died at the age of 76. He is a great inspiration for all of us and he taught everyone to fight in any condition of life.

These are the following useful top 10 information for you about the life of Dr. Stephen Hawking. Hope you like the article.
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