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Stephen Hawking's three great contributions to science

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 19:24
The physicist will be remembered mainly for three things, says fellow scientist Maggie Aderin-Pocock.

Rising carbon dioxide levels impair coral growth

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 18:02
A new study shows that the atmospheric carbon levels projected by 2060 will affect coral reefs.

Stephen Hawking on God, artificial intelligence and mankind's future

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 17:16
Listen to five thought-provoking perspectives from world renowned physicist Stephen Hawking, who has died at the age of 76.

The book that made him a star

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 13:27
A short history of A Brief History of Time - Hawking's blockbuster.

Science aside, Stephen Hawking appeared in a number of hit television shows.

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 13:15
Stephen Hawking appeared as a popular cameo in several hit television shows and sketches.

Stephen Hawking dies: Scientist's most memorable quotes

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 13:06
Remembering some of the key theories and quotes of the world renowned physicist, who has died.

Stephen Hawking: Colleagues reflect on scientist's brilliance

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 12:52
Colleagues of the visionary physicist Stephen Hawking say he left a unique legacy.

Stephen Hawking: Five things you may not know

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 12:33
From being diagnosed with a life-threatening disease at 21 to experiencing zero-gravity.

Stephen Hawking: A life in pictures

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 11:24
The physicist, who battled motor neurone disease for most of his life, has died at the age of 76.

Global tributes pour in

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 11:16
Theresa May and Eddie Redmayne are among those to mark the world renowned scientist's death.

Stephen Hawking: Scientist in the public eye

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 10:27
From meeting presidents to popes, we look back at some of Professor Hawking's most notable public appearances.

The science that made him famous

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 09:51
From black holes boiling themselves out of existence to equations describing the entire history of the Universe.

Obituary: Stephen Hawking

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 09:19
Despite a crippling illness, Stephen Hawking became one of the most respected scientists of his age.

Science and tech community mourns Stephen Hawking

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 07:00
Tributes highlight his breakthrough research as well as his personality and inspiration to millions.

Stephen Hawking dies: Scientist's most memorable quotes

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 06:37
Remembering some of the key theories and quotes of the world renowned physicist, who has died.

Stephen Hawking dies aged 76

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 06:33
The visionary physicist died in his home near Cambridge University, where he did much of his ground-breaking work.

Stephen Hawking: A life in pictures

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 06:27
The physicist, who battled motor neurone disease for most of his life, has died at the age of 76.

Professor Stephen Hawking's greatest wish

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 05:48
The physicist, who has died aged 76, had motor neurone disease.

Professor Hawking 'transformed our view of the universe'

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 04:18
Visionary physicist Stephen Hawking has died, aged 76.

War on plastic may do more harm than good, warns think tank

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 00:16
A think tank warns of the risk of unintended consequences from the current concern over plastics.

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