Stephen Hawking

Presenter: Matan Porat

About Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking was born in Oxford. In 1963, when he was 21 years old he was diagnosed with "ALS" disease that paralyzed his entire body.
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About "ALS" disease

ALS- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. ALS is a progressive fatal neurodegenerative disease. Most patients with the disease deceased. Usually, the life expectancy from diagnosis the disease is 2-3 years.

Stephen's Careers

Stephen William Hawking is a British theoretical physicist who is also a professor at the university of "Cambridge". He become famous thanks to his first book "A brief History of time".

His books

Stephen Hawking had published many many books. Stephen's books have got alot of Appreciation. Among his books: "A Brief History of Time", "The Universe in a Nutshell", "God Created the Integers", "On The Shoulders of Giants" and some others.

The movie "The theory of everything"

The movie describes Stephen Hawking's life according to the book written by his ex-wife. The movie have got published at 2014 in England.

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Interesting incites

Through out his life Stephen hawking had many interesting incites about the future of humanity on earth. Recently he said: "life on earth is at the ever-increasing risk o being wiped out by a disaster. I think the human race doesn't have a future if it doesn't go into space. I therefore want to encourage public interest in space". Following his remark there are many volunteers willing to travel to Mars and establish a colony knowing they will not be able to return to Earth.