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Six years since the death of Stephen Hawking. Ten essential appointments

This March 14 marks six years since the death in 2018, in Cambridge (England), of the famous theoretical physicist, astrophysicist, cosmologist and scientific popularizer Stephen Hawking. He was 76 years old.

Considered one of the ten most intelligent people on the planet, with an IQ of 160, the author of ‘A Brief History of Time’ held the same chair of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge between 1979 and 2009 where Isaac taught. Newton.

His most important works consisted of providing, together with Roger Penrose, theorems regarding space-time singularities within the framework of general relativity, and the theoretical prediction that black holes would emit radiation, what is known today as radiation. by Hawking.

Among his many reflections, here are ten that can summarize his thinking and the vision he had of the world and the universe.

  • “We are running out of space and the only spaces we can go to are other worlds”
  • “We are just an advanced race of apes on a minor planet of an average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us very special.”
  • “Intelligence is the ability to adapt to changes.”
  • “There is no single image of reality.”
  • “I think extraterrestrial life is quite common in the universe, although intelligent life is not so common. Some say it has yet to appear on planet Earth.”
  • “If you understand the Universe, in some way you control it.”
  • “No one can resist the idea of a crippled genius.”
  • “Although 9/11 was horrible, it did not threaten the survival of the human race, as nuclear weapons do.”
  • “The past, like the future, is indefinite and exists only as a spectrum of possibilities.”
  • “Life would be tragic if it were not funny.”

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