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Stephen Hawking

Stephen William Hawking, CH CBE FRS (born January 8 1942) is an English theoretical physicist and mathematician. He is one of the world's leading theoretical physicists. A theoretical physicist is someone who uses information from experiments to make predictions about the world. Hawking writes many science books for the public, or the people who are not scientists. Hawking is a professor of mathematics at the University of Cambridge.
He has ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease, and because of that he can not move or talk very well. The illness has gotten worse over the years and he is now almost completely paralyzed. He uses a wheelchair to move and an Intel computer to talk for him. He is one of the cleverest living people.His famous books are

  • A Brief History of Time
  • Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays
  • The Universe in a Nutshell
  • On The Shoulders of Giants. The Great Works of Physics and Astronomy
He also writes a book for children namely

  • George's Secret Key To The Universe
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