Stephen Hawking is the bestselling author of A Brief History of Time and the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge, England. His daughter Lucy Hawking is a journalist and novelist.
Stephen Hawking is the bestselling author of A Brief History of Time and the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge, England. His daughter Lucy Hawking is a journalist and novelist. See less
The following is a personality profile of Stephen Hawking based on his work.
Stephen Hawking is a bit indirect, inner-directed and shrewd.
He is unconcerned with art, he is less concerned with artistic or creative activities than most people who participated in our surveys. He is intermittent as well: he has a hard time sticking with difficult tasks for a long period of time. But, Stephen Hawking is also laid-back: he appreciates a relaxed pace in life.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for discovery.
Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him. He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done.
Roger and Stephen do a set of dueling lectures on Einstein's Relativity and Space-Time. At a physics graduate student's level: it is fascinating to see their two perspectives on these subject. Read ... Read More
The way I interpret this book, we are not even close to an overall theory about the physical world around us. In fact, according to authors Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow, there may be many ... Read More
This is a book for those seriously interested in Relativity and its history. It was edited by Stephen Hawking and Werner Israel for a conference on the 100 th anniv of Einstein's birth. I find it ... Read More
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