If you don't keep a close eye on new developments in physics, you've probably still heard of the renowned physicist Stephen Hawking. He prided himself on making his complex scientific concepts accessible to the public and wrote the bestseller, "A Brief History of Time." You may have also seen him brandishing his cool wit during guest appearances on "Late Night with Conan O'Brien", "The Simpsons", or "Star Trek".
Even if you are familiar with his academic work, there are many interesting facts you might not know about professor Stephen Hawking, stretching from his time at university college and the gradual development of his disability, to his thoughts on quantum theory and theoretical physics.
There are many interesting facts about Stephen's life. For example, Hawking was born on Jan. 8, 1942, which just happened to be the 300th anniversary of Galileo's death. But this has just been the warm-up. Next, we'll delve into some fascinating and unexpected facts about Hawking's profoundly inspirational story.