Stephen Hawking

The man that overcame his Obstacles and change his future

Stephen Hawking Biography

child hood

Stephen Hawking was born January 8, 1942 in Oxford, England. He was fascinated with the sky.


At the age of 21 Stephen Hawking was diagnosed with ALS. ALS is a disorder that causes nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord to weaken and eventually die. When these motor neurons die, the brain can no longer control muscle movement and the body is paralyzed. Symptoms start as muscle twitching and weakness in the arms and legs and slight slurring of speech. Eventually, ALS affects the muscles needed to move, speak, eat, and breathe. the doctors said that he had about three weeks to live.


He graduated with honors from Oxford University at the age of 17. In 1974 when he demonstrated that black holes are not information vacuums as once thought, but they emit a stream of particles, Earned the prominent Albert Einstein Award and received the Pius XI Gold Medal for Science from Pope Paul VI

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Stephen Hawking's conflict and resolution

Stephen Hawking's conflict was that he ALS. Stephen Hawking overcame this by trying had and never giving up on his life, this was his resolution.

Stephen Hawking life theme

Stephen Hawking's life theme was outer space, ever since was a little kid outer space fascinated him. When he was diagnosed with ALS he tried harder to make the best of his life by study outer space. He came up with the black hole theory and still to this very day he is trying to understand outerspace.
Stephen hawking - Motivational video

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Inspirational Qoute

“although there was a cloud hanging over my future, I found, to my surprise, that I was enjoying life in the present more than before.”