Published his book A Brief History of Time in 1988, which has sold more
than 10 million copies
Stephen Hawking, the British physicist and black-hole theorist who
brought science to a mass audience with the best-selling book A Brief
History of Time , has died. He was 76.
Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76, his family has said.
His other popular books included The Universe in a Nutshell (2001), On
the Shoulders of Giants (2002), A Briefer History of Time (2005) and The
Grand Design (2010).
苹果联手开创者Steve沃兹尼亚克形容他当先了独立–above pure brilliance。
‘‘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 humour inspired people across the world. He once said,
‘It would not be much of a universe if it wasn’t home to the people you
love.’ We will miss him forever.’’
Stephen Hawking redefined cosmology by proposing that black holes emit
radiation and later evaporate. PHOTO: PAUL ALERS
拜谒音讯第一句：“World renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has died at
the age of
His life story was the subject of the 2014 film The Theory of
Everything, starring Eddie Redmayne
However, as the illness progressed more slowly than expected and he
found inspiration in his girlfriend, Jane Wilde, Hawking began to work
at his studies for the first time. He completed his doctorate on the
origins of the universe, became a research fellow at Caius College and
married Wilde in 1965.
‘‘We are deeply saddened that our beloved father passed away today,’’
his children Lucy, Robert and Tim said in the statement.
宾夕法尼亚州立校长用温和和爱来形容他，最初的文章如下：“he was a ‘unique individual’ who
would be remembered with ‘warmth and affection’。”
A Cambridge University professor, Hawking redefined cosmology by
proposing that black holes emit radiation and later evaporate. He also
showed that the universe had a beginning by describing how Albert
Einstein’s theory of general relativity eventually breaks down when time
and space are traced back to the Big Bang about 13.7 billion years ago.
想到霍金，不免联想到她贰十四虚岁时的景况：“At the age of 22 Prof Hawking was
given only a few years to live after being diagnosed with a rare form of
motor neurone disease。”
For 30 years, Hawking was Cambridge’s Lucasian professor of mathematics,
a chair once held by Isaac Newton. US President Barack Obama awarded the
Presidential Medal of Freedom to Hawking in 2009.
世人那样评价他：a great scientist，an extraordinary man，his work and
legacy will live on for many years，praise his courage and
persistence，his brilliance and humour inspired people across the
world，a colossal mind and a wonderful spirit…
Born 8 January 1942 in Oxford, England
Hawking died peacefully at his home in Cambridge in England in the early
hours of Wednesday (GMT), a spokesman for his family said.
holes，有着relativity, 有着A Brief History of
Time。他的人生也是那么的不及：“The illness left him in a wheelchair and
largely unable to speak except through a voice synthesiser。”
‘‘To my colleagues, I’m just another physicist, but to the wider public,
I became possibly the best-known scientist in the world,’’ Hawking wrote
in his 2013 memoir My Brief History .
她第一个建议宇宙学理论为相对论与量子力学的结合体，first to set out a
theory of cosmology as a union of relativity and quantum
这种现象后来被称之为霍金辐射，black holes leak energy and fade to nothing