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A quick peak into Stephen Hawking

  • Theoretical physicist, Cosmologist
  • Suffers from ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Was given 3 months to live when diagnosed with ALS in 1963 but still breathing at the age of 74
  • Whole body is paralysed from the disease
  • Communicates through a cheek muscle attached to a speech generating device
  • Postulated that black holes emit radiation, named it Hawking radiation
  • Framed gravitational singularity theorem with Roger Penrose

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