15 questions about Stephen Hawking:

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- 1. Stephen Hawking was born in Oxford, England in ...
- 2. What did Hawking’s father advise him to study?
- 3. How many awards did Stephen Hawking receive over his lifetime?
- 4. Stephen Hawking co-wrote five children’s books with ...
- 5. What was the title of his PhD thesis?
- 6. Stephen Hawking received his PhD in ...
- 7. His PhD was in applied mathematics and ...
- 8. In the same year he received his PhD, he won one of the University of Cambridge’s most prestigious award: what was it?
- 9. Stephen Hawking was born exactly 300 years after the death of which renowned scientist (January 8, 1648)?
- 10. How many times did Stephen Hawking appear as his cartoon self in ‘The Simpsons’ TV show?
- 11. His first book, written with George Ellis, was ...
- 12. In 1973 Hawking concentrated his studies on quantum gravity and quantum mechanics. The results of his research showed that ...
- 13. The radiation emitted from black holes is now know as ...
- 14. Stephen Hawking’s “A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes” was a best seller with more than 11 million copies sold, and was translated into 40 languages. When was it first published?
- 15. Stephen Hawking was appointed Lucasian Professor of Mathematics in the University of Cambridge in 1979, a post that was once held by Sir Isaac Newton. As required by the University Professor Hawking retired from this post in the year of his 67th birthday. For how many years did he hold this professorship?