Stephen Hawking

Stephen William Hawking CH CBE FRS FRSA (/ˈstvən ˈhɔːkɪŋ/ (About this sound listen); 8 January 1942 – 14 March 2018) was an English theoretical physicistcosmologist, author and Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology within the University of Cambridge.[14][15]His scientific works include a collaboration with Roger Penrose on gravitational singularity theorems in the framework of general relativity and the theoretical prediction that black holes emit radiation, often called Hawking radiation. Hawking was the first to set out a theory of cosmology explained by a union of the general theory of relativity and quantum mechanics. He was a vigorous supporter of the many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics.

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