Stephen Hawking Biography

Stephen Hawking Biography

Stephen Hawking Biography

Full Name: Stephen William Hawking  
Pet Name: Stephen Hawking  
Date of Birth: 8 January 1942 (Age 73)  
Born Place: Oxford, England  
Spouses: Jane Wilde Hawking (m. 1965; div. 1995)
                Elaine Mason (m. 1995; div. 2006)  
Children: Robert (b. 1967)
                Lucy (b. 1970)
                Timothy (b. 1979)  
Residence: United Kingdom  
Nationality: UK  
Citizenship: British  
Institute: University of Cambridge
                California Institute of Technology
                Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics  
Alma mater: University of Oxford (BA)
                      University of Cambridge (PhD)  
Thesis : Properties of Expanding Universes (1965)  
Known For: Hawking radiation
                    Penrose–Hawking theorems
                    A Brief History of Time (1988)  
Awards: Adams Prize (1966)
              FRS (1974)
              Eddington Medal (1975)
              Maxwell Medal and Prize (1976)
              Heineman Prize (1976)
              Hughes Medal (1976)
             Albert Einstein Award (1978)
              CBE (1982)
              RAS Gold Medal (1985)
              Dirac Medal (1987)
              Wolf Prize (1988) CH (1989)
              Prince of Asturias Award (1989)
              Andrew Gemant Award (1998)
              Naylor Prize and Lectureship (1999)
              Lilienfeld Prize (1999)
             Albert Medal (Royal Society of Arts) (1999)
             Copley Medal (2006)
             Presidential Medal of Freedom (2009)
             Fundamental Physics Prize (2012)
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