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The story behind Stephen Hawking's iconic voice
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Physicist Stephen Hawking's 5 groundbreaking predictions

Stephen Hawking - who died aged 76 - battled motor neurone disease to become one of the most respected and best-known scientists of his age. A man of great humour, he became a popular ambassador for science and was always careful to ensure that the general ... catchnews.com, 1 month ago
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Hawking, the greatest physicist since Einstein, never won the Nobel

Professor Hawking contracted motor neurone disease in 1963 and was given two years to live but he went on to study at Cambridge and became one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists since Albert Einstein. Hawking's first major breakthrough came in 1970, when he and Roger Penrose applied the mathematics of black holes to the entire universe and showed that a singularity, a region of infinite curvature in spacetime, lay in our distant past: the point from which came the big bang. Hawking's ...
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Changing neurone size could hold key to new ALS treatments

rospects of identifying new treatment options for motor neurone disease, referred to as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), new research has found evidence that motor neurones change size over the course of disease progression. ALS is associated with the ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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The Indian dots among the many Stephen Hawking connected

Stephen Hawking (8 January, 1942 - 14 March, 2018) passed away in the early hours of Wednesday, leaving behind a rich intellectual legacy that will dominate theoretical physics for years to come. Coincidentally, 14 March is the birth anniversary of Albert ...
 catchnews.com5 days ago Stephen Hawking pays for homeless meals in final act of kindness  Rediff.com3 weeks ago I am not afraid of death, in no hurry to die: Top quotes of physicist Stephen Hawking  catchnews.com1 month ago Why Stephen Hawking never won a Nobel Prize for his groundbreaking theory on black holes?  catchnews.com1 month ago
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Thousands expected at Stephen Hawking's funeral

London: Thousands of people are expected to arrive in Cambridge for the funeral of British physicist Stephen Hawking on Saturday. Cambridge University is working with the police to supervise the area around Great St Mary's Church where the service is ...
 Sify3 weeks ago RIP Stephen Hawking: Bidding adieu to a brilliant mind  Rediff.com3 weeks ago Stephen Hawking funeral to take place in Cambridge  Business Standard3 weeks ago Theory of everything... No more  The Financial Chronicle1 month ago
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PM to scientists: Extend research from labs to land

IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers the inaugural address at the 105th session of Indian Science Congress at Manipur University in Imphal on Friday. Photograph: Press Information Bureau of India Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday exhorted scientists to extend their research from 'the labs to the land' for the greater benefit of the people and said time was ripe to redefine R&D as research for development of the nation. Addressing the inaugural session of the 105th ...
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OMG! Neymar Jr pisses off the entire internet by comparing his injury to Stephen Hawking's ALS

Brazilian footballer Neymar Jr rose to fame rather quickly considering the star is just in his twenties. His proficiency with the ball and his moves on the field had people going crazy in no time. His looks and impeccable sense of style further escalated his ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago
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PM Modi condoles demise of Stephen Hawking

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today condoled the demise of cosmologist Stephen Hawking and said his grit and tenacity inspired people all over the world.He described Hawking as an outstanding scientist and academic and said his demise was "anguishing". He also ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Andhra CM condoles demise of Stephen Hawking  Business Standard1 month ago
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Cambridge University's flag flies at half mast for Professor Hawking

The flag over the late Stephen Hawking's Cambridge University college flew at half-mast on Wednesday, as students and academics came to pay tribute after the physicist's death.Gonville and Caius College, where Hawking was a fellow for over 50 years, also opened a book of condolences in the chapel and placed a black-and-white picture of him on a notice board. Hu Xiaohua, a teacher in China and a visiting scholar at the English faculty in Cambridge, cried as she looked at the image."I read his ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

How did Stephen Hawking survive ALS for 57 years?

The average survival time for those suffering from ALS is 3 years! Illustration: Dominc Xavier/Rediff.com Eminent physicist Stephen Hawking died on March 14 at age 76. He was not supposed to have survived past his 20s. Hawking was diagnosed with ALS in 1963 when he was only 21. How he spent his life with ALS -- the disease that became known widely across the world with the ice bucket challenge of 2014 -- for more than five decades has mystified many.   What is ALS? ALS, or amyotrophic ...
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