Tonight's Sky
Sun
Sun
Moon
Moon
Mercury
Mercury
Venus
Venus
Mars
Mars
Jupiter
Jupiter
Saturn
Saturn

Tonight's Sky — Change location

OR

Searching...

Tonight's Sky — Select location

Tonight's Sky — Enter coordinates

° '
° '

The Life and Times of Stephen Hawking

Celebrating the life of the brilliant professor
RELATED TOPICS: BLACK HOLES
Hawking
Stephen Hawking was one of the best-known theoretical physicists of our time. Despite being diagnosed with ALS at age 22, he went on to unravel the mysteries of black holes and popularize cosmology among the general public for over 50 years.

On March 14, 2018, Professor Hawking passed away at the age of 76. Now, we take a look back at his life and legacy with content from both Astronomy and Discover highlighting this amazing man and the objects he is best known for studying: black holes.

Provide your email address for instant access!

By signing up you may also receive newsletters and special offers from Astronomy Magazine. View our privacy policy.
ADVERTISEMENT

FREE EMAIL NEWSLETTER

Receive news, sky-event information, observing tips, and more from Astronomy's weekly email newsletter. View our Privacy Policy.

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
Apollo_RightRail

Click here to receive a FREE e-Guide exclusively from Astronomy magazine.

Find us on Facebook