Stephen Hawking

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Noun1.Stephen Hawking - English theoretical physicist (born in 1942)
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Glasgow-born Isobel Hawking bought an astronomical atlas as she waited for Stephen, her first child, to be born in wartime Oxford.
A LIFE IN 10 DATES Here are 10 key dates in the life of renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking, who died Wednesday at the age 76: Jan 8, 1942Born 8 January 1942 in Oxford, England to Frank Hawking, a biologist, and Isobel Hawking, a medical research secretary 1962 With a degree in physics from the University of Oxford, he undertakes research in cosmology at Cambridge, completing a doctorate thesis "Properties of the Expanding Universes".
8, 1942 -- Born in Oxford, England, the eldest of four children born to Frank Hawking, a biologist, and Isobel Hawking, a medical research secretary.