Stephen Hawking is considered the greatest physicist after Einstein. He was born in England in 1942. He was very skilled in Mathematics from an early age. He wrote the book ‘A Brief History on Time from the Big Bang to the Present Time’ in 1988.
Stephen Hawking In this book, he explains cosmology for the general public. It became famous and established his reputation as a great scientist. He received his Ph. D in cosmology from Cambridge University in 1968.
But fortune did not favor him. In 1972 he became a victim of Gehrig’s disease. Since then, he has been confined to a wheel-chair with no power to control his body. But continuous teaching through the help of a computer. In 1974, he won the prestigious Albert Einstein Award for theoretical physics. In 1979, he joined Cambridge University as Lucasian Professor of Mathematics. He is still carrying out his research work using his computer.