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Stephen Hawking's wheelchair sells for €340,000 at auction of his personal items
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Stephen Hawking's wheelchair sells for €340,000 at auction of his personal items

Nov 10th 2018, 1:42 PM 15,124 Views 10 Comments

A copy of his thesis smashed pre-sale expectations four times over to sell for £584,750.

Stephen Hawking's ex-wife said The Theory of Everything ignored the 'day-to-day' care she gave Hawking
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Stephen Hawking's ex-wife said The Theory of Everything ignored the 'day-to-day' care she gave Hawking

Oct 4th 2018, 5:41 PM 8,646 Views 0 Comments

“I knew if there were mistakes in the film that they were going to be immortalised.”

People have been moved by a lovely surprise that Stephen Hawking left for the people of Cambridge
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People have been moved by a lovely surprise that Stephen Hawking left for the people of Cambridge

Apr 3rd 2018, 8:38 AM 21,107 Views 2 Comments

Hawking’s funeral took place on Saturday.

Stephen Hawking: 'I clearly remember being blown away by the mind-bending physics of the book'
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Stephen Hawking: 'I clearly remember being blown away by the mind-bending physics of the book'

Apr 2nd 2018, 12:00 PM 1,096 Views 31 Comments

Here in Ireland, we are now testing some of these exotic ideas with a brand new radio telescope at Birr, writes Professor Peter Gallagher.

Funeral of Stephen Hawking takes place in Cambridge
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Funeral of Stephen Hawking takes place in Cambridge

Mar 31st 2018, 2:28 PM 27,239 Views 107 Comments

Hawking’s remains will be buried near the grave of another legendary scientist, Isaac Newton.

Just 9 times Stephen Hawking showed off his excellent sense of humour
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Just 9 times Stephen Hawking showed off his excellent sense of humour

Mar 14th 2018, 2:08 PM 7,864 Views 3 Comments

The famed theoretical physicist was in everything from the Simpsons to a Go Compare ad.

Stephen Hawking: A brief history of his genius
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Stephen Hawking: A brief history of his genius

Mar 14th 2018, 9:33 AM 21,525 Views 68 Comments

“My goal is simple … it is complete understanding of the universe, why it is as it is and why it exists at all.”

Katy Perry, Macaulay Culkin and Eddie Redmayne are among celebrities paying tribute to Stephen Hawking
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Katy Perry, Macaulay Culkin and Eddie Redmayne are among celebrities paying tribute to Stephen Hawking

Mar 14th 2018, 8:55 AM 2,915 Views 0 Comments

Everyone’s fondly remembering Professor Hawking’s great sense of humour.

'What a remarkable life': World-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has died aged 76
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'What a remarkable life': World-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has died aged 76

Mar 14th 2018, 5:14 AM 103,182 Views 90 Comments

“He was a great scientist and an extraordinary man,” a family statement said.

People weren't happy with Ant and Dec's Stephen Hawking joke on I'm A Celeb last night
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People weren't happy with Ant and Dec's Stephen Hawking joke on I'm A Celeb last night

Nov 17th 2016, 2:37 PM 7,693 Views 7 Comments

“Nah you don’t go after Stephen Hawking like that lads. Not cool.”

37-year-old US woman found guilty of threatening to murder Stephen Hawking
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37-year-old US woman found guilty of threatening to murder Stephen Hawking

Jul 1st 2016, 9:27 PM 19,517 Views 32 Comments

She was tried after refusing to be seen by an expert called in to evaluate her state of mind.

Stephen Hawking explains what would happen if Dara Ó Briain jumped in a Black Hole
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Stephen Hawking explains what would happen if Dara Ó Briain jumped in a Black Hole

Jun 16th 2015, 11:00 PM 27,990 Views 41 Comments

(Presumably, the advice applies to everyone.)

Stephen Hawking tells Dara O’Briain: 'I would consider assisted suicide'
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Stephen Hawking tells Dara O’Briain: 'I would consider assisted suicide'

Jun 3rd 2015, 3:55 PM 26,559 Views 41 Comments

The physicist said last year that he had once tried to end his life – after a ‘tracheostomy’ operation to fit a breathing tube.

Stephen Hawking: Zayn Malik could still be in a parallel One Direction
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Stephen Hawking: Zayn Malik could still be in a parallel One Direction

Apr 27th 2015, 8:55 AM 12,350 Views 28 Comments

“Finally, a question about something important…”

Stephen Hawking just offered the perfect comfort to distraught One Direction fans
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Stephen Hawking just offered the perfect comfort to distraught One Direction fans

Apr 27th 2015, 8:36 AM 2,842 Views 2 Comments

He was asked about Zayn, naturally.

Eddie Redmayne was pretty excited to win an Oscar, but Stephen Hawking was too
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Eddie Redmayne was pretty excited to win an Oscar, but Stephen Hawking was too

Feb 23rd 2015, 10:10 AM 17,877 Views 32 Comments

Eddie Redmayne took the Academy Award last night.

The 10 best, oddest, and most awkward moments from the 2015 BAFTAs
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The 10 best, oddest, and most awkward moments from the 2015 BAFTAs

Feb 9th 2015, 10:09 AM 7,229 Views 0 Comments

Including Stephen Fry getting the shift.

Six actors who underwent amazing transformations for movies
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Six actors who underwent amazing transformations for movies

Jan 11th 2015, 6:30 PM 40,178 Views 56 Comments

And you thought you worked hard for the money…

Stephen Hawking wrote his first Facebook post, and it's brilliant
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Stephen Hawking wrote his first Facebook post, and it's brilliant

Oct 24th 2014, 10:43 PM 59,641 Views 42 Comments

The brunch selfies are next…

Stephen Hawking gets all scientific on England's World Cup chances
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Stephen Hawking gets all scientific on England's World Cup chances

May 28th 2014, 1:42 PM 9,833 Views 30 Comments

He gets considerably less scientific when describing Luis Suarez as a “ballerina”, though.

WATCH: Film about Stephen Hawking's life premieres tonight
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WATCH: Film about Stephen Hawking's life premieres tonight

Sep 19th 2013, 10:49 PM 4,539 Views 20 Comments

The man himself attended the gala screening on the opening night of the Cambridge Film Festival.

8 reasons to love Stephen Hawking even more
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8 reasons to love Stephen Hawking even more

Apr 12th 2013, 10:45 AM 29,197 Views 49 Comments

He’s been saying clever things about smart stuff again.

Stephen Hawking: We must explore space to ensure human survival
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Stephen Hawking: We must explore space to ensure human survival

Apr 11th 2013, 8:10 AM 8,108 Views 37 Comments

The world’s leading physicist says our existence depends on finding a new planet to live on. No pressure, then.

Orbital hung out with Stephen Hawking at the Paralympics opening ceremony
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Orbital hung out with Stephen Hawking at the Paralympics opening ceremony

Aug 30th 2012, 4:12 PM 914 Views 0 Comments

The Hartnoll brothers met one of the world’s great minds backstage in the Olympic Stadium last night.

11 incredible images from the Paralympics opening ceremony
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11 incredible images from the Paralympics opening ceremony

Aug 30th 2012, 10:33 AM 6,871 Views 9 Comments

Fireworks? Check. Flying wheelchairs? Check. Queen Elizabeth II wearing red earplugs? Check.

Stephen Hawking to star in Paralympics opener
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Stephen Hawking to star in Paralympics opener

Aug 29th 2012, 2:40 PM 4,447 Views 14 Comments

Other famous faces including Ian McKellen and Queen Elizabeth II will also be involved.

Weird Wide Web: the week in online oddities
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Weird Wide Web: the week in online oddities

Jul 8th 2012, 10:00 AM 7,592 Views 0 Comments

Some of the internet’s best offerings in social media, tech, science and weird news.

VIDEO: Why Stephen Hawking was (slightly) unhappy about the Higgs boson
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VIDEO: Why Stephen Hawking was (slightly) unhappy about the Higgs boson

Jul 5th 2012, 10:42 PM 11,755 Views 27 Comments

The theoretical physicist had a $100 bet with another scientist that the Higgs would never be found.

Ashton Kutcher wants to be a space cadet
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Ashton Kutcher wants to be a space cadet

Mar 20th 2012, 3:40 PM 2,709 Views 11 Comments

Richard Branson revealed that the actor is the latest addition to his Virgin Galactic space flight on his blog.

Unwell Hawking forced to miss his own 70th birthday celebrations
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Unwell Hawking forced to miss his own 70th birthday celebrations

Jan 9th 2012, 2:22 PM 2,728 Views 11 Comments

A recorded speech revealed how the acclaimed physicist had been the subject of a bet that he would never amount to anything when he was younger.

Stephen Hawking turns 70: Here's 7 of his best quotes
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Stephen Hawking turns 70: Here's 7 of his best quotes

Jan 8th 2012, 9:15 AM 18,657 Views 26 Comments

The hugely influential physicist, who was diagnosed with motor neurone disease when he was just 21, turns 70 today. We take a look at some of the scientist, lecturer and author’s best quotes.

The Daily Fix: Thursday
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The Daily Fix: Thursday

Dec 29th 2011, 7:57 PM 5,417 Views 0 Comments

In tonight’s fix: Irish people’s biggest worry for 2012, a rise in the number of tourists visiting Ireland (finally!) – and time travel exists. Kind of.

Looking for a job? Stephen Hawking is hiring an assistant
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Looking for a job? Stephen Hawking is hiring an assistant

Dec 29th 2011, 3:55 PM 3,755 Views 11 Comments

The theoretical physicist is looking for a technical assistant to help him carry out his work as an academic and a public speaker.

God did not create the universe: Hawking
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God did not create the universe: Hawking

Sep 2nd 2010, 3:50 PM 254 Views 0 Comments

A new book by Stephen Hawking revises his view on god, human knowledge, and the secrets of existence.