Being an individual of routine life, there are not many times when one hears the name of Stephen Hawking as the newer developments in physics are not discussed in greater details as commonly. The individual himself, however, is very renowned as a physicist and someone who has introduced the concepts of greater understanding and concepts related to the field of theoretical and applied physics. We are now about to share a closer side of the life of Stephen Hawking.
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What made him so popular?
He is highly famous for his research work on black holes and he is also among the most renowned cosmologists in the entire world along with his abilities in the world of physics. He has also worked for describing the emission of radiation which escapes form a nearer region of black hole also known as Hawking Radiation. He has also worked with Roger Penrose and show the Einstein theory of relativity and he is also very famous for all his achievements despite his incapacities.
Stephen Hawking takes great pride in himself on making his complicated physical aspects accessible to the public in writing his own bestseller, ‘A Brief History of Time.’ And if someone is a fan of Conan O’Brien, The Simpsons or Star Trek, his appearance has been observed on those shows of great fame and popularity. He has also inscribed a number of books with his daughter named as George’s Secret Key to the Universe and George’s Comic Treasure Hunt.
There are multiple interesting facts involved with Stephen Hawking that are not completely known, even if someone is aware of his academic theories and considerations. Along with his PhD degree from Cambridge University he also redefined The Big Bang Theory and proves that the boundaries of universe are of no existence. There are many awards and honors given to Stephen Hawking among which Pius XI gold medal for science is the celebrated one. He has also attained Albert Einstein’s medal as well as Order of the British Empire by the Queen Elizabeth II herself personally therefore he is also acknowledged as Sir Stephen Hawking.
His contribution was not just limited to math and science but he has also appeared in many TV shows including Stephen Hawking: Master of Universe and Universe with Stephen Hawking etc. All in all he has been in around 44 TV sequencers and has also appeared as a guest star in four altered episodes of The Simpsons.