Stephen Hawking's Biography

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Stephen William Hawking (aka just Stephen Hawking)
A world famous Scientist and Cosmologist
And at this time he is probably the worlds smartest man.


Stephen Hawking was born 8. January 1942 in Oxford
His parents lived north of London but moved to Oxford, desiring that it’s a safer place. (Because London was under attack by the Luftwaffe He studied at University College Oxford, I was unable to find how old he was when he went there.

Hawking wanted to study cosmology, so he had to go to Cambridge because it was nobody who studied that in Oxford at that time Here you can see Stephen hawking at the age of 12.


His Disease
At the age of 21 ALS was developing in his body. ALS stands for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and makes him unable to act like a normal person. He gradually lost the use of his arms, legs and voice. And as of 2009 he has been almost completely paralysed. After he got the diagnosis at the age of 21 the doctor said he would be dead in 2-3 years. But he has survived for 47 years now, normally when people gets ALS they don’t survive more that 10 years. But his illness has not stopped him for moving forward.

He is now bound to a wheelchair and he communicates through an advanced computer. Now we are going to listen to his voice.
Btw this is Stephen hawking today.


His Career
He is a theoretical physicist, which I think involves mathematics for most of the time, u know solving mathematic problems.

He is also a Cosmologist which is about Cosmos (The whole Universe). He believes that aliens exist. He says that the universe is so big that they have to exist. And if a person with an IQ high as his, there has to be something in it.

I could not find any sure numbers of his IQ on the internet. But many people claims it has to be around 200-250. And here are my sources
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