The Life and Times of Stephen Hawking

Celebrating the life of the brilliant professor
By | Published: March 14, 2018 | Last updated on May 18, 2023

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.

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