Hawking backs right to assisted suicide

2013-09-17 19:45

British cosmologist Stephen Hawking has backed the right for people who are terminally ill to choose to end their lives and to receive help to do so.

Peace talks useless: Palestine leaders

2013-06-12 10:01

Leaders of a growing Palestinian movement to boycott Israel have opposed any peace talks, even if they include a long-demanded freeze of Jewish settlements on Palestinian land.

Hawking: Space exploration is critical

2013-04-11 13:00

British physicist Stephen Hawking has urged continuing space exploration for humanity's sake.

Hawking opens Paralympics

2012-08-29 22:22

Britain's most famous living scientist Stephen Hawking has launched the London Paralympics' opening ceremony.

Intel exploring ways to help Hawking

2012-01-09 18:15

Intel says it's studying new ways to help Stephen Hawking communicate as his speech slows.

Women the biggest mystery - Hawking

2012-01-05 22:38

The biggest mystery in the universe perplexing one of the world's best known scientists is - women.

Stephen Hawking: Heaven is a myth

2011-05-16 13:00

Physicist Stephen Hawking finds no room for heaven in his vision of the cosmos.

Hawking: God didn't create universe

2010-09-02 12:01

God did not create the universe and the "Big Bang" was an inevitable consequence of the laws of physics, Stephen Hawking argues in a new book.

Stephen Hawking honoured

2010-06-03 09:29

Luminaries from the fields of physics, opera, poetry, theatre, music and dance have gathered to pay tribute to physicist Stephen Hawking.

Hawking gets name honour

2010-04-06 13:22

A new auditorium in Texas A&M's two new physics buildings has been named for renowned British astrophysicist Stephen Hawking.


Eddie Redmayne to play Stephen Hawking?

2013-06-13 20:20

Eddie Redmayne is reportedly the first choice to play theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking in a new movie.

Hawking to boycott Israel conference

2013-05-08 22:03

Renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking has pulled out of a conference hosted by Israel's President Shimon Peres, joining an academic boycott of the Jewish state, event organisers say.

Hawking and Cern scoop science prizes

2012-12-11 22:35

Stephen Hawking, the British cosmologist who urged people to "be curious" in the Paralympics opening ceremony, has landed the richest prize in science.

Stephen Hawking misses 2nd 70th party

2012-01-20 19:27

British scientist Stephen Hawking has been forced to miss a second celebration of his 70th birthday due to illness.

Stephen Hawking turns 70

2012-01-08 13:21

British scientist Stephen Hawking is celebrating his 70th birthday, an age many experts never expected the motor neurone disease sufferer to reach.

Stephen Hawking seeks helping hand

2011-12-29 22:02

Famed British physicist Stephen Hawking is seeking an assistant to help develop and maintain his distinctive computer-assisted speech system.

Hawking suggests Grand Design

2010-09-10 14:30

Cosmologists, the people who study the entire cosmos, will want to read physicist and mathematician Stephen Hawking's new book.

'Mankind must abandon earth'

2010-08-10 12:11

Mankind's only chance of long-term survival lies in colonising space, as humans drain Earth of resources, scientist Stephen Hawking has warned.

ET stay home - Stephen Hawking

2010-04-26 09:41

Astrophysicist Stephen Hawking says aliens are out there, but it could be too dangerous for humans to interact with extraterrestrial life.

Royal Society 350 years young

2010-01-31 13:23

From its classical pillars and porticoed entrance to its archives that include the death mask of Sir Isaac Newton, history sits grandly on the Royal Society.

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