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Hawking turns 70 with talk on space and time

Hawking turns 70 with talk on space and time

Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking is celebrating his 70th birthday in typically ambitious fashion _ with a wide-ranging discussion of the nature of the universe.
The celebrity scientist is at the center of a daylong conference on cosmology being hosted at England's Cambridge University.
An expert on black holes, Hawking gained wide acclaim for popularizing the work of theoretical astrophysicists in best-selling books such as "A Brief History of Time" and "The Universe in a Nutshell."
Other speakers Sunday include Astronomer Royal Martin Rees, Nobel Prize-winning physicist Saul Perlmutter, and Hawking's longtime collaborator Kip Thorne. Among the topics due to be discussed are supernovae, black holes, and dark matter.
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Online:
http://www.ctc.cam.ac.uk/hawking70/


Updated : 2021-03-09 06:33 GMT+08:00