Stephen Hawking

 
Listen to the voices of women with disabilities
Listen to the voices of women with disabilities
Why, oh why are we so obsessed with squashing human beings into little boxes? A gender box: male or female. A race box: black or white. An income...
SA professor enters ranks of Royal elite
SA professor enters ranks of Royal elite
Thirty-one years ago, Salim Abdool Karim told his wife that he wanted to become a fellow of the Royal Society.
'Multiverse' theory cut down to size
'Multiverse' theory cut down to size
With a science paper published after his death, Stephen Hawking has revived debate on a deeply divisive question for cosmologists: Is our Universe...
Breakthrough Starshot plans to sail to closest star
Breakthrough Starshot plans to sail to closest star
Humanity is doing an increasingly good job of zipping around our solar system to probe things. Data is flowing back. Myriad questions, unanswerable...
More questions about how old the universe is
More questions about how old the universe is
Rowan Philp’s article, “Betting...
Hawking vs Turok: Betting on the origin of the universe
Hawking vs Turok: Betting on the origin of the universe
The iconic scientist balked at Turok's proposal for a money wager, so they agreed on another kind of stake: bragging rights over which of them...
Stephen Hawking and CERN team win $3-million in science prize money
Stephen Hawking and CERN team win $3-million in science prize money
Stephen Hawking, the British cosmologist who urged people to "be curious" in the Paralympics opening ceremony, has landed the richest prize in...
Technology breaks the silence
Technology breaks the silence
I am sitting staring at a computer screen. So far so banal, except that this screen features a red dot that, by some technological magic, tracks the...
Stephen Hawking to star in Paralympics opener
Stephen Hawking to star in Paralympics opener
Hawking, who has motor neurone disease and has been paralysed for most of his life, will make a rare public appearance to narrate segments of the...
Unwell Hawking misses 70th birthday scientific debate
Unwell Hawking misses 70th birthday scientific debate
British scientist Stephen Hawking was forced to miss a scientific debate to mark his 70th birthday on Sunday as he was only discharged from hospital...
Hawking turns 70, defying disease
Hawking turns 70, defying disease
British scientist Stephen Hawking has decoded some of the most puzzling mysteries of the universe but he has left one mystery unsolved: How he has...
Stephen Hawking: 'There is no heaven, it's a fairy story'
Stephen Hawking: 'There is no heaven, it's a fairy story'
A belief that heaven or an afterlife awaits us is a "fairy story" for people afraid of death, Stephen Hawking has said.

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