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Stephen Hawking was a famous scientist who was well known for introducing a theory of exploding black holes. He also wrote ‘A Brief History of Time’ which is an international bestseller. His books helped to make science accessible to everyone. He primarily worked in the field of general relativity.

NAME: …………………………………………

Date: …………………………….

Questions:

1. Stephen Hawking was born on ………………………………………………………….

2. In 1963, at the age of 21 years, Hawking was diagnosed with ……………………………………………

3. Stephen Hawking is a recipient of the highest civilian award in the United States which is ………………………………………………………………………………..

4. He discovered that black holes emit radiations in…………………………….

5. His book ‘A Brief History of Time’ appeared on the British Sunday Times best-seller list for a record-breaking time of ………………………………………

6. Hawking was an honorary fellow of ……………………………………………………………..

7. Hawking’s original synthesizer was created by a California-based company called …………………………………………………

8. He bet physicist Kip Thorne that an astronomical object known as Cygnus X-1 was not a black hole in ……………………………..

9. He was made a Companion of Honor in…………………………………….

10. Stephen Hawking died on ………………………………………………….. at the age of 76 years.

 Answers:

1. January 8, 1942

2. Lou Gehrig’s disease

3. Presidential Medal of Freedom

4. 1970

5. 237 weeks

6. The Royal Society of Arts.

7. Words Plus

8. 1975

9. June 1989

10. March 14, 2018

 

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