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A wheelchair used by Stephen Hawking has sold at auction for almost R5.5 million, while a copy of the scientist's doctoral thesis fetched almost R10.8 million.
Friends, family and colleagues of Stephen Hawking have gathered to pay their respects at his private funeral in Cambridge, where the British science great spent most of his extraordinary life.
The renowned astrophysicist appeared on the show numerous times and was a fan favourite.
To celebrate Stephen Hawking’s life National Geographic (DStv 181) will broadcast a two day marathon of the television series Genius by Stephen Hawking.
Stephen Hawking, the theoretical physicist whose brilliant mind ranged across time and space though his body was paralysed by disease, has died at 76.
Stephen Hawking may be one of the world's top theoretical physicists, but there is one thing that has baffled him - explaining the rise of Donald Trump.
Physicist Stephen Hawking is unwell forcing him to cancel several public events.
Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking is fielding questions on artificial intelligence on Reddit.
Stephen Hawking took to his Facebook page to congratulate Eddie Redmayne on his Best Actor win at the Academy Awards for portraying him in The Theory of Everything.
New technology has enabled Stephen Hawking, who is paralysed as a result of motor neuron disease, to communicate quickly and more easily than before.
The family of the late Stephen Hawking is holding a lottery to choose 1 000 people who will get a free ticket to attend a service of thanksgiving in the British physicist's honour at Westminster Abbey.
Here are 10 key dates in the life of renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking, who died at the age 76.
Stephen Hawking’s children call their late dad an ‘extraordinary man’.
Physicist and author Stephen Hawking possessed an uncanny ability to come up with memorable phrases and sayings that summed up his world view.
Renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking has died at age 76, a family spokesperson has said.
Stephen Hawking says new science likely means 'new ways things can go wrong' for human survival.
A group of top tech leaders, including British scientist Stephen Hawking and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, has issued a stern warning against the development of 'killer robots'.
A leading Australian scientist using the world-famous Parkes telescope describes his role in the biggest-ever project to find intelligent life elsewhere in the universe.
Stephen Hawking wants to play a Bond villain and believes his computerised voice would make him perfect for the role.
Pink Floyd's first studio album in two decades will be without estranged ex-member Roger Waters, but one vocalist from the last record is staying on - physicist Stephen Hawking.
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