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The Universe in a Nutshell Summary
Stephen Hawking

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Stephen Hawking is one of history's great physicists, and until October 1st, 2009 was the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge for thirty years, the same chair held by Isaac Newton. Stephen Hawking is primarily known to the public not only for having a form of ALS that has left him almost completely paralyzed, leaving him able to speak only through an electronic device but that still allows him to write and communicate with others, but also for his brilliance.

Further, Hawking is known for contributing both to the theory of quantum gravity, which attempts to combine quantum mechanics and general relativity and for contributions to the study of black holes. His most popular work is A Brief History of Time, one of the great works of popular science in the twentieth century. It ranked in British best sellers for over four years.

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