These Interesting Facts You Didn’t Know About Stephen Hawking


8. He Was The First Quadriplegic To Experience Zero Gravity Aboard A Zero Gravity Corporation Flight



9. He Was Awarded The 2009 Presidential Medal Of Freedom



10. He Became The Lucasian Professor of Mathematics At The Cambridge – A Post Once Held By Sir Isaac Newton



11. His Life Was Dramatized In The 2014 Movie, “The Theory Of Everything.”



12. He Had Atleast 12 Honorary Degrees And Was Awarded The CBE in 1982


CBE means the Commander in the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire which is considered a major honor for a British citizen and is one rank below knighthood.


13. In 2013, Hawking Published “My Brief History,” A Biography That Looks At His Life And The Development Of His Intellect



14. He Was  A Co-author Of Children’s Book “George’s Secret Key To The Universe”


Tributes poured in for Stephen Hawking who has died aged 76.

“We are deeply saddened that our beloved father passed away today,” Hawking’s children, Lucy, Robert and Tim, said in a statement. “He was a great scientist and an extraordinary man whose work and legacy will live on for many years. His courage and persistence with his brilliance and humor inspired people across the world.”

May you keep flying like superman in microgravity

His passing has left an intellectual vacuum in his wake.

We lost a great one today.

That says something.

A truly fabulous human being.

Normally people get disheartened if they fail to get good marks and percentage. I saw many people who lost hope in life just because they had a minor accident. For all those Stephen Hawking is a true inspiration who had great self-motivation and willpower that led him to make his own mark in the field of Physics. Isn’t it? Share us in the comments. These scientists lost their lives to their own inventions.

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Pavani Bharathula
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