Stephen Hawking

3.21.19

How the Increasing Belief in Extraterrestrials Inspires Our Real World

According to research by psychologists, belief in nonhuman intelligence is increasing in unprecedented ways, and many contemporary technopreneurs are being inspired in their work by it.

10.12.18

Stephen Hawking’s Last Paper Is Now Online

The black hole information paradox fascinated Hawking for decades, and is the topic of his final research study.

9.28.18

Scientists Want to Send Holographic Messages to Nearby Stars on Light Sails

The unique properties of holograms could be used to stabilize spacecraft and carry huge amounts of data to the universe.

6.15.18

Stephen Hawking’s Voice Was Beamed to a Black Hole During His Funeral

Hawking’s message to preserve the planet was radioed into space during his Friday memorial at London’s Westminster Abbey.

3.20.18

Did Stephen Hawking Owe A Nobel Physicist a Subscription to ‘Penthouse’?

In 1974, Stephen Hawking bet Kip Thorne a subscription to Penthouse over whether a recently discovered cosmic object was a black hole. He lost, and we tried to find out if he ever paid up.

3.20.18

We Need to Stop Talking About Disability as a Burden

Non-disabled journalists: A little research goes a long way.

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3.19.18

Stephen Hawking predicted how the universe will end 2 weeks before he died

In his final working paper, the renowned physicist lays out some interesting evidence about the universe.

3.16.18

Will the ‘Information Paradox’ Pioneered by Stephen Hawking Ever Be Resolved?

The problem inspired a famous physics bet and a "black hole war."

3.14.18

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Stephen Hawking dead at 76, Democrat leads in deep-red Pennsylvania district, Trump wants militarized "space force," and more.

3.14.18

Stephen Hawking Has Died at 76

Hawking was one of humanity's most important scientists and leaves behind an ongoing project to send a small spacecraft to Earth's closest star system.

9.26.17

We Should Upload Human Minds on Stephen Hawking's Interstellar Mission

This is how humans might finally reach another star system.

7.27.17

To Get to An Alien Star, Scientists Launched the Tiniest Spacecraft Ever

Breakthrough Starshot wants to go to Alpha Centauri.

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