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Physicist Stephen Hawking occupied the office at the university's department of applied mathematics and theoretical physics from 2002 until shortly before his death in 2018.

Stephen Hawking's archive and office acquired for UK public

PTI | , London
PUBLISHED ON MAY 28, 2021 08:19 AM IST
The entire contents of Hawking's office at Cambridge — including his communications equipment, memorabilia, bets he made on scientific debates and office furniture — will be preserved as part of the collection belonging to the Science Museum Group.
Hawking passed away on March 14, 2018, in Cambridge due to ALS. A disease whose patients usually had a life expectancy of two to five years, Hawking lived with it for more than five decades.(AFP)
Hawking passed away on March 14, 2018, in Cambridge due to ALS. A disease whose patients usually had a life expectancy of two to five years, Hawking lived with it for more than five decades.(AFP)

Hawking’s 78th birth anniversary: Remembering one of the brightest minds in science

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Nilavro Ghosh
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 07:56 PM IST
Hawking’s books made his field of science understandable and accessible to everyone. A Brief History of Time and The Theory of Everything were instant hits among science enthusiasts and casual readers alike. His theory on black holes is considered to be his greatest work. His final paper was called ‘Black Hole Entropy and Soft Hair’.
The 330 Chinese graduates of UK universities made personal donations of £38,000 to buy two ventilators for the National Health Service.(AFP)
The 330 Chinese graduates of UK universities made personal donations of £38,000 to buy two ventilators for the National Health Service.(AFP)

Stephen Hawking’s family, Chinese alumni donate ventilators amid Covid-19 outbreak

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2020 05:53 PM IST
After recording over 17,000 deaths in hospitals alone – many more occurred in homes and care homes – the UK is one of the worst affected countries in Europe, with over 1.2 lakh cases, leaving it struggling to put in place the infrastructure and staff needed.
Remembering Stephen Hawking: Books and quotes from the scientist that prove his genius.(Instagram)
Remembering Stephen Hawking: Books and quotes from the scientist that prove his genius.(Instagram)

Remembering Stephen Hawking: Books and quotes from the scientist that prove his genius

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 14, 2020 05:14 PM IST
The world famous physicist, Stephen Hawking, was diagnosed with motor neuron disease in 1963, during his first year of research. However, it could never deter him from the strong will and determination he had towards the bigger cause.
The Terminator was the first mainstream blockbuster to show travel back in time.
The Terminator was the first mainstream blockbuster to show travel back in time.

Time tripping: See you yesterday... or in a thousand years from now

By Manik Sharma
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2019 09:52 PM IST
As a new Terminator film arrives in India next month, here’s why time travel, with its suspenseful blind corners, is such a successful trope
Use the holidays to get your child hooked onto books and reading.(Shutterstock)
Use the holidays to get your child hooked onto books and reading.(Shutterstock)

Having fun with kids during holidays without travelling

Hindustan TImes, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 07, 2019 04:53 AM IST
The vacations are upon us, which means more time to spend with your children. If you are not travelling this summer, there is a lot you can do staying right at home.
Physicist Stephen Hawking died in March at the age of 76 after spending most of his life confined to a wheelchair with motor neurone disease.(REUTERS)
Physicist Stephen Hawking died in March at the age of 76 after spending most of his life confined to a wheelchair with motor neurone disease.(REUTERS)

Stephen Hawking’s thesis and wheelchair sell for $1 million

London | By Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2018 12:36 PM IST
Some of Stephen Hawking’s belongings including essays, medals, awards and a copy of his book a “Brief History of Time” signed with a thumbprint were sold online, alongside letters and manuscripts belonging to Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin and Albert Einstein.
Physicist Stephen Hawking sits on stage during an announcement of the Breakthrough Starshot initiative with investor Yuri Milner in New York on April 12, 2016.(REUTERS)
Physicist Stephen Hawking sits on stage during an announcement of the Breakthrough Starshot initiative with investor Yuri Milner in New York on April 12, 2016.(REUTERS)

Physicist Stephen Hawking’s final scientific paper released

London | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2018 03:29 PM IST
The paper titled “Black Hole Entropy and Soft Hair” was completed in the days before Stephen Hawking’s death in March.
Physicist Stephen Hawking sits on stage during an announcement of the Breakthrough Starshot initiative with investor Yuri Milner in New York on April 12, 2016.(Reuters)
Physicist Stephen Hawking sits on stage during an announcement of the Breakthrough Starshot initiative with investor Yuri Milner in New York on April 12, 2016.(Reuters)

Stephen Hawking’s voice to be beamed towards nearest black hole in final send-off

Reuters, London | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2018 06:10 PM IST
His ashes will be interred between major British scientific figures Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin at Westminster Abbey on Friday.
British scientist Stephen Hawking.(Getty Images)
British scientist Stephen Hawking.(Getty Images)

Donation from Stephen Hawking’s family pays for homeless meals

Press Trust of India, London | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2018 07:00 PM IST
“Today’s lunch is a gift from Stephen. From the Hawking family.”
A floral tribute left outside Great St Marys Church, where the funeral of theoretical physicist Prof Stephen Hawking is being held, in Cambridge, Britain on March 31.(REUTERS)
A floral tribute left outside Great St Marys Church, where the funeral of theoretical physicist Prof Stephen Hawking is being held, in Cambridge, Britain on March 31.(REUTERS)

Family, friends bid farewell to Stephen Hawking at private funeral service in Cambridge

Agence France-Presse, Cambridge | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2018 08:45 AM IST
The service was open to around 500 guests who knew Stephen Hawking. A wider audience will attend a thanksgiving service at Westminster Abbey in London on June 15, when his remains will be buried near the grave of Isaac Newton.
The death of probably the world’s most famous cosmologist, Stephen Hawking, has re-opened the debate about the validity of religion.(REUTERS)
The death of probably the world’s most famous cosmologist, Stephen Hawking, has re-opened the debate about the validity of religion.(REUTERS)

Why there is no reason for religion and science to clash

By Mark Tully
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2018 03:52 PM IST
But in the end there is a bigger inner threat to religion than scientism. It’s posed by those who discredit religion by the fundamentalism.
3D printer creating white plastic gear. The international science community is increasingly engaging with both the science and technology industry and government leaders.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
3D printer creating white plastic gear. The international science community is increasingly engaging with both the science and technology industry and government leaders.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

We need to watch who controls science and technology

By Clément Gévaudan
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2018 01:55 PM IST
Science, Technology & Innovation (STI) will not only accelerate development, but will also change the distribution of resources depending on who can control and access technology
(HT Illustration / Shrikrishna Patkar)
(HT Illustration / Shrikrishna Patkar)

Diseases so rare, even doctors don’t know of them

Hindustan Times | By Sanchita Sharma
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2018 08:17 PM IST
Whether it’s Stephen Hawking’s neurodegenerative condition or myasthenia gravis, a big part of the trauma of having a rare disease is finding the right doctor, and diagnosis.
In this file photo dated January 15, 2001, a guide explains to Stephen Hawking how the monuments at Jantar Mantar were used for astronomy in New Delhi.(PTI File Photo)
In this file photo dated January 15, 2001, a guide explains to Stephen Hawking how the monuments at Jantar Mantar were used for astronomy in New Delhi.(PTI File Photo)

Stephen Hawking’s deathbed paper could prove multi-universes

Press Trust of India, London | By Press Trust of India, London
UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2018 07:55 PM IST
This final paper by Stephen Hawking also predicts that the ultimate fate of our universe is simply to fade into blackness as all its stars run out of energy.
Eddie Redmayne, Michael Pitt and Chris Evans have all played gifted individuals on film.
Eddie Redmayne, Michael Pitt and Chris Evans have all played gifted individuals on film.

Weekend Binge: Like Stephen Hawking’s Theory of Everything, here are 6 great films about gifted geniuses

Hindustan Times | By Rohan Naahar, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2018 08:59 AM IST
In honour of Stephen Hawking, who died this week, here are six films about gifted men and women and boys and girls that you must watch.
Science and technology minister Harsh Vardhan said astrophysicist Stephen Hawking had said Vedic theories were superior to Einstein’s famous equation: e=mc2.(PTI File Photo)
Science and technology minister Harsh Vardhan said astrophysicist Stephen Hawking had said Vedic theories were superior to Einstein’s famous equation: e=mc2.(PTI File Photo)

Science minister victim of fake news on Hawking’s Veda comment

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Malavika Vyawahare
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2018 12:06 AM IST
This is not the first time senior ministers have made controversial claims about modern inventions and discoveries made in ancient India not backed by scientific evidence or documentary proof.
Stephen Hawking arrives at the UK premiere of the film "The Theory of Everything" which is based around his life, at a cinema in central London, Britain, December 9, 2014. Stephen has died at age 76.(Reuters File Photo)
Stephen Hawking arrives at the UK premiere of the film "The Theory of Everything" which is based around his life, at a cinema in central London, Britain, December 9, 2014. Stephen has died at age 76.(Reuters File Photo)

The theory of everything pragmatic: Stephen Hawking and the unconstrained mind

By Bloomberg
UPDATED ON MAR 14, 2018 09:36 PM IST
Stephen Hawking’s scientific achievements are too obscure for most people, even though he was outstanding at popularizing his work.
Professor of mathematics at Cambridge University Stephen W Hawking discusses theories on the origin of the universe in a talk in Berkeley, California.(Reuters File Photo)
Professor of mathematics at Cambridge University Stephen W Hawking discusses theories on the origin of the universe in a talk in Berkeley, California.(Reuters File Photo)

Stephen Hawking, great scientist who wrote of space, time and black holes, dies at 76

London | By AFP
UPDATED ON MAR 14, 2018 02:13 PM IST
Renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking has died at age 76, on the 129th birth anniversary of Albert Einstein.
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