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# Stephen Hawking

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# Christie's London
Stephen Hawking's wheelchair sells for €340,000 at auction of his personal items
A copy of his thesis smashed pre-sale expectations four times over to sell for £584,750.
# jane hawking
Stephen Hawking's ex-wife said The Theory of Everything ignored the 'day-to-day' care she gave Hawking
“I knew if there were mistakes in the film that they were going to be immortalised.”
# Stephen Hawking
People have been moved by a lovely surprise that Stephen Hawking left for the people of Cambridge
Hawking’s funeral took place on Saturday.
Stephen Hawking: 'I clearly remember being blown away by the mind-bending physics of the book'
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
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
The famed theoretical physicist was in everything from the Simpsons to a Go Compare ad.
Stephen Hawking: A brief history of his genius
“My goal is simple … it is complete understanding of the universe, why it is as it is and why it exists at all.”
# Stephen Hawking
Katy Perry, Macaulay Culkin and Eddie Redmayne are among celebrities paying tribute to Stephen Hawking
Everyone’s fondly remembering Professor Hawking’s great sense of humour.
'What a remarkable life': World-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has died aged 76
“He was a great scientist and an extraordinary man,” a family statement said.
# Löw Blow
People weren't happy with Ant and Dec's Stephen Hawking joke on I'm A Celeb last night
“Nah you don’t go after Stephen Hawking like that lads. Not cool.”
# Tenerife
37-year-old US woman found guilty of threatening to murder Stephen Hawking
She was tried after refusing to be seen by an expert called in to evaluate her state of mind.
# an unpleasant time
Stephen Hawking explains what would happen if Dara Ó Briain jumped in a Black Hole
(Presumably, the advice applies to everyone.)
# personal interview
Stephen Hawking tells Dara O’Briain: 'I would consider assisted suicide'
The physicist said last year that he had once tried to end his life – after a ‘tracheostomy’ operation to fit a breathing tube.
# alternate universes
Stephen Hawking: Zayn Malik could still be in a parallel One Direction
“Finally, a question about something important…”
# best man ever
Stephen Hawking just offered the perfect comfort to distraught One Direction fans
He was asked about Zayn, naturally.
# good impression
Eddie Redmayne was pretty excited to win an Oscar, but Stephen Hawking was too
Eddie Redmayne took the Academy Award last night.
# tom f***ing cruise
The 10 best, oddest, and most awkward moments from the 2015 BAFTAs
Including Stephen Fry getting the shift.
# New Face
Six actors who underwent amazing transformations for movies
And you thought you worked hard for the money…
# infinite like
Stephen Hawking wrote his first Facebook post, and it's brilliant
The brunch selfies are next…
# World Cup 2014
Stephen Hawking gets all scientific on England's World Cup chances
He gets considerably less scientific when describing Luis Suarez as a “ballerina”, though.
# Genius
WATCH: Film about Stephen Hawking's life premieres tonight
The man himself attended the gala screening on the opening night of the Cambridge Film Festival.
# Like a Boss
8 reasons to love Stephen Hawking even more
He’s been saying clever things about smart stuff again.
# Space Exploration
Stephen Hawking: We must explore space to ensure human survival
The world’s leading physicist says our existence depends on finding a new planet to live on. No pressure, then.
# Paralympics 2012
Orbital hung out with Stephen Hawking at the Paralympics opening ceremony
The Hartnoll brothers met one of the world’s great minds backstage in the Olympic Stadium last night.
# paralympics
11 incredible images from the Paralympics opening ceremony
Fireworks? Check. Flying wheelchairs? Check. Queen Elizabeth II wearing red earplugs? Check.
# Ready to go
Stephen Hawking to star in Paralympics opener
Other famous faces including Ian McKellen and Queen Elizabeth II will also be involved.
# Week in Web
Weird Wide Web: the week in online oddities
Some of the internet’s best offerings in social media, tech, science and weird news.
# lost a bet
VIDEO: Why Stephen Hawking was (slightly) unhappy about the Higgs boson
The theoretical physicist had a $100 bet with another scientist that the Higgs would never be found.
# Space Bound
Ashton Kutcher wants to be a space cadet
Richard Branson revealed that the actor is the latest addition to his Virgin Galactic space flight on his blog.
# Hawking
Unwell Hawking forced to miss his own 70th birthday celebrations
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
Stephen Hawking turns 70: Here's 7 of his best quotes
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.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Thursday
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.
# Stephen Hawking
Looking for a job? Stephen Hawking is hiring an assistant
The theoretical physicist is looking for a technical assistant to help him carry out his work as an academic and a public speaker.
# Stephen Hawking
God did not create the universe: Hawking
A new book by Stephen Hawking revises his view on god, human knowledge, and the secrets of existence.