Google doodle in honor of Stephen Hawking on his 80th birthday
Google doodle pays homage to Stephen Hawking, the famous British physicist, on his 80th birthday. Google has also released a special animated video. This video evaluates the life and scientific contributions of Stephen Hawking. Google used the voice of Stephen Hawking in this video.
Stephen Hawking was the world’s foremost scientist in theoretical physics. Much of the information available today about black holes formed when stars fall is derived from his research. Hawking was born on January 8, 1942, in Oxford, England, the first son of Frank and Isobel Hawking. He was the director of the Department of Cosmology at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, where he authored a book, A Brief History of Time.
The same year, Stephen Hawking received his doctorate in 1966 and won the prestigious Adams Prize for his dissertation entitled “Singularities and the Geometry of Space-Time” with Roger Penrose. He was the Lukacsian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge for three decades.
He was diagnosed with malignant amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a disease of the nerve cells. His sons Lucy and Robert announced his death on March 14, 2018 at the age of 76 in a news release.
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