Stephen Hawking

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Best science books of 2020
Tidy bedrooms, how to deal with future pandemics, the human side to Stephen Hawking and pictures in the sand

Katy Guest

28, Nov, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Stephen Hawking by Leonard Mlodinow review – a memoir of friendship
Hawking’s collaborator retells his story with humour and fondness, and helps us know the famous scientist as he really was

Jim Al-Khalili

16, Sep, 2020 @6:30 AM

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TV tonight: Joe Lycett, comic and consumer champ, is back on the case
Find out why the comedian changed his name and follow his consumer crusade. Plus Graham Norton’s chat show is back in a fun lockdown format

Ammar Kalia, Hannah Verdier , Ali Catterall and Paul Howlett

10, Apr, 2020 @5:20 AM

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Stephen Hawking’s former nurse struck off for failings in his care
Patricia Dowdy deemed not fit to practise over multiple misconduct charges

Nadeem Badshah

12, Mar, 2019 @12:30 PM

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Lee Ridley, Lost Voice Guy: ‘It’s quite ironic if I’m the voice of the disabled’
The Britain’s Got Talent winner, who has cerebral palsy and uses a voice box in his standup act, talks about ditching his day job – and the thorny issue of being inspiring

Sam Wollaston

25, Feb, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Stephen Hawking remembered by Bernard Carr
The physicist’s former research student recalls their close relationship at Cambridge, the sheer might of his intellect, and how he once bored the great man to sleep

Bernard Carr

16, Dec, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Aretha Franklin remembered by Clive Davis
The music industry supremo recalls the Queen of Soul’s vocal genius, humour – and love of fine dining

Clive Davis

16, Dec, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Blink and you'll miss it: can you really digest a whole book in 15 minutes?
Blinkist promises to condense the ‘key takeaways’ of popular nonfiction into short summaries. But does it work? And what is the point?

Sian Cain

09, Dec, 2018 @2:00 PM

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Brief Answers to the Big Questions by Stephen Hawking – review
Stephen Hawking’s thoughts on God and AI pale in comparison to his scientific insight

Jonathan Butterworth

12, Nov, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Stephen Hawking’s wheelchair sells for £300,000 at auction
Christie’s sale also includes items belonging to Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin and Albert Einstein

Kevin Rawlinson

08, Nov, 2018 @7:53 PM

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Lovelace and Hawking among contenders to be new face of £50 note
Scientist has to be British – and dead – with 19-century mathematician known as ‘grandmother of computing’ as early frontrunner

Patrick Collinson and Ian Sample

02, Nov, 2018 @9:15 AM

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Stephen Hawking PhD thesis and wheelchair to sell in online auction
Lots include A Brief History of Time signed with thumbprint and Simpsons script

Aamna Mohdin

31, Oct, 2018 @11:32 AM

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