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Stephen Hawking
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Born in Oxford, Oxfordshire
Born on 8th of January 1942
British hero of the week September 4th 2010

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Born 1942 - English theoretical physicist.


An English theoretical physicist, who despite suffering from a highly disabling and progressive neuromotor disease, has researched how the universe began ‘the Big Bang’, and black holes. He has produced bestselling science books such as A Brief History of Time (1988), Black Holes and Baby Universes (1993) and The Universe in a Nutshell (2001).

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http://www.hawking.org.uk/ Official web site

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Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings. - Samuel Johnson
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