Suryan Explains

Professor Stephen Hawking (1942 – 2018)

Here’s a short explainer on the legendary physicist Stephen Hawking, who breathed his last on Wednesday. Professor Hawking was born on January 8, 1942, in Oxford in England. Hawking who is an inspiration to millions across the globe, was also a mathematician, cosmologist, astronomer, and author of numerous books. His publication A Brief History of Time gave him International acclaim in 1988.