Stephen Hawking's wheelchair sells for R5.5m at auction

2018-11-09 07:20

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.

Family, friends bid farewell to Stephen Hawking

2018-03-31 17:26

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 Big Bang Theory pays tribute to Stephen Hawking

2018-03-14 16:12

The renowned astrophysicist appeared on the show numerous times and was a fan favourite.

Genius by Stephen Hawking to air on National Geographic

2018-03-14 15:41

To celebrate Stephen Hawking’s life National Geographic (DStv 181) will broadcast a two day marathon of the television series Genius by Stephen Hawking.

Remembering the remarkable life of Stephen Hawking

2018-03-14 07:22

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 stumped by Trump

2016-05-31 10:26

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.

Stephen Hawking cancels due to ill health

2015-11-11 15:56

Physicist Stephen Hawking is unwell forcing him to cancel several public events.

Stephen Hawking fields questions on artificial intelligence

2015-07-27 21:06

Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking is fielding questions on artificial intelligence on Reddit.

Stephen Hawking praises Eddie Redmayne for The Theory of Everything role

2015-02-24 14:45

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.

Stephen Hawking hails 'life changing' speech upgrade

2014-12-03 09:58

New technology has enabled Stephen Hawking, who is paralysed as a result of motor neuron disease, to communicate quickly and more easily than before.


Hawking's family offers lottery for Westminster tickets

2018-05-09 11:38

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.

Stephen Hawking, a life in 10 dates

2018-03-15 08:05

Here are 10 key dates in the life of renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking, who died at the age 76.

Who are Stephen Hawking’s kids? The brilliant scientist leaves three children behind

2018-03-14 15:57

Stephen Hawking’s children call their late dad an ‘extraordinary man’.

Quotations from Stephen Hawking

2018-03-14 13:39

Physicist and author Stephen Hawking possessed an uncanny ability to come up with memorable phrases and sayings that summed up his world view.

Physicist Stephen Hawking dead at age 76

2018-03-14 06:13

Renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking has died at age 76, a family spokesperson has said.

Hawking: Threats to survival likely from new science

2016-01-20 07:29

Stephen Hawking says new science likely means 'new ways things can go wrong' for human survival.

Tech leaders warn over 'killer robots'

2015-07-29 20:31

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'.

Scientist warns against replying to ET signals

2015-07-21 19:59

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 James Bond baddie

2014-12-04 16:23

Stephen Hawking wants to play a Bond villain and believes his computerised voice would make him perfect for the role.

Stephen Hawking is a guest vocalist on new Pink Floyd album

2014-10-09 11:58

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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