Stephen Hawking

The Latest: Hawking never won a Nobel despite big ideas

LONDON /March 14, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the death of theoretical , whose brilliant mind ranged across time and space though his body was paralyzed by disease (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Stephen Hawking had one of the most brilliant minds in science, but he never won a Nobel Prize. That’s because the … Continue reading The Latest: Hawking never won a Nobel despite big ideas

Stephen Hawking, tourist of the universe, dead at 76

PARIS/March 14, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — In his final years, the only thing connecting the brilliant physicist to the outside world was a couple of inches of frayed nerve in his cheek. As slowly as a word per minute, Stephen Hawking used the twitching of the muscle under his right eye to grind out his thoughts … Continue reading Stephen Hawking, tourist of the universe, dead at 76

Stephen Hawking, best-known physicist of his time, has died

LONDON/March 14, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Stephen Hawking, whose brilliant mind ranged across time and space though his body was paralyzed by disease, died early Wednesday, a University of Cambridge spokesman said. He was 76 years old. Hawking died peacefully at his home in Cambridge, England. The best-known theoretical physicist of his time, Hawking wrote so lucidly … Continue reading Stephen Hawking, best-known physicist of his time, has died

Stephen Hawking: ‘His laboratory was the universe’

WASHINGTON/March 13, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Everyone knew of Stephen Hawking’s cosmic brilliance, but few could comprehend it. Not even top-notch astronomers. Hawking, who died at his home in Cambridge, England, on Wednesday at age 76, became the public face of science genius. He appeared on “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” voiced himself in “The Simpsons” … Continue reading Stephen Hawking: ‘His laboratory was the universe’

Stephen Hawking, best-known physicist of his time, has died

LONDON/March 13, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Stephen Hawking, whose brilliant mind ranged across time and space though his body was paralyzed by disease, has died, a family spokesman said early Wednesday. The best-known theoretical physicist of his time, Hawking wrote so lucidly of the mysteries of space, time and black holes that his book, “A Brief … Continue reading Stephen Hawking, best-known physicist of his time, has died