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Stephen Hawking

  • Birth in Oxford, England

    Parents jobs: medical research
    Siblings: two younger sisters, one adopted brother
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    Degree in physics at Oxford University

  • Period: to

    PhD degree in mathematics and physics at Cambridge University

  • At 21, diagnosed with a rare disease

    Effects of the disease:
    - paralysis
    - muteness (can't speak)
    - short life
  • Important theory: every black hole will collapse

  • Important theory: every black hole is a collapsed star

  • Has the first talking wheelchair in history

  • Death at 76