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10 Things to know about Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking is the renounced scientist of our age.  He was born on 8 January 1942 in the United Kingdom. He died in the year 2018 at the age of 76.  He is an author, Cosmologist, and physicist. Due to the neural disease is also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), he has lived an abnormal life. He communicates with the help of speech generating device. He did his doctorate degree in general relativity and cosmology in March 1966.

Interesting Facts

1. Millionaire

He is one of the richest scientists in the world with the estimated worth of more than 20 million. His earning is mostly from his scientific work at the University of Cambridge.

2. A Brief History of Time

This book was published in 1988 has expected to sell more than 9 million copies.

3. Future of Humanity

Stephen Hawking predicts that human will disappear from the earth in less than one thousand years from now. This has raised huge media attention to the scientist.

4. Children

Hawking has three children.

5. Honorary Degree

Stephen Hawking has twelve honorary degrees due to his outstanding contribution to science.

6. Neuron Disease

He was diagnosed with the Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) disease in his 21st birthday. This disorder is marked by difficulty in swallowing, Speaking and ultimately breathing.

7. Marriage

He married twice one in 1965 to Jane his first wife and 1995 to Mason his second wife. His first wife divorced in 1995 and second divorce in 2006. All of his offspring are from his first wife.

8. Parents of Hawking

Stephen parents are literate and educated from the University of Oxford.

9. Noble Laureate

Stephen Hawking is not the noble laureate despite his massive contribution to the Science.

10. Awards

He has received more than 20 notable awards from 1966 to 2015 mostly for his high achievement in Science.



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