Thursday, 20 September 2012

Into the Universe with Hawkings

The Legend Mr. Stephen Hawkings is the former Lucasian professor of mathematics at Cambridge University and the author of the Famous Book "A Brief History of Time" which was an international Best seller. Now he is the Director of Research at the Institute for Theoritical Cosmology at the same Cambridge University. His other books include A Briefer History of Time ,Black Holes,Baby Universe and The Universe in a Nutshell .

 In 1963, unfortunately he was attacked by motor neurone disease which detoriates his upper and lower motor neurons and any person affected from this disease may live only about 2-5 years but his greatness, he is alive til now.Yet His Passion towards cosmology made him to become a brilliant rearcher and Professorial Fellow at Gonville and Caius College. Since 1979 he has held the post of Lucasian Professor at Cambridge, the chair held by Isaac Newton in 1663. Professor Hawking has over a dozen honorary degrees and was awarded the CBE in 1982. He is a fellow of the Royal Society and a Member of the US National Academy of Science. Stephen Hawking is regarded as one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists since Einstein.


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