Stephen Hawking was born on January 8, 1942. Despite having a debilitating illness, Hawking has made groundbreaking strides in physics and cosmology, and now communicates with a speech-generating device controlled by one of his cheek muscles. His work on general relativity, quantum mechanics, and black holes have made him an inspirational figure for almost anyone interested in science.
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Find out what Stephen Hawking would say to Albert Einstein, given the chance: 01:06
Hear what scientific discovery Stephen Hawking would like to see in his lifetime: 02:47
Listen to Stephen Hawking speak about the end of the universe: 03:38