Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking has been compared to Albert Einstein. (Photo courtesy of AIP Emilio Segre Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection)

The Modem Einstein

The British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking is one of the world's top modern scientists. Many believe him to be the most brilliant scientist since American physicist Albert Einstein (1879-1955). Undeterred by a crippling motor neuron disease, Hawking conducts pioneering research into the origin of the universe and has worked toward combining quantum mechanics and gravity into a unified theory, which would incorporate all basic interactions between matter and energy. This combined theory is particularly crucial to the formation of cosmological models of the early universe, Hawking's specialty. He has made groundbreaking discoveries toward proving the existence of black holes and describing their characteristics, which includes radiation emission. He is perhaps most famous for working to make complex cosmological theories comprehensible to the public through books, films, and lectures.

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