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Stephen Hawking on What Makes a Good Theory and the Quest for a Theory of Everything
Stephen Hawking on What Makes a Good Theory and the Quest for a Theory of Everything

“There are grounds for cautious optimism that we may now be near the end of the search for the ultimate laws of nature.”

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Singularity: Poet Marie Howe’s Beautiful Tribute to Stephen Hawking and Our Belonging to the Universe
Singularity: Poet Marie Howe’s Beautiful Tribute to Stephen Hawking and Our Belonging to the Universe

“Do you sometimes want to wake up to the singularity we once were?”

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Stephen Hawking’s Charming Children’s Book about Time-Travel, Co-Written with His Daughter
Stephen Hawking’s Charming Children’s Book about Time-Travel, Co-Written with His Daughter

A pig and a supercomputer walk into a black hole…

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Stephen Hawking’s Mother on Her Son’s Singular Genius and How We Expand the Boundaries of Human Knowledge
Stephen Hawking’s Mother on Her Son’s Singular Genius and How We Expand the Boundaries of Human Knowledge

“People must think, they must go on thinking, they must try to extend the boundaries of knowledge; yet they don’t sometimes even know where to start. You don’t know where the boundaries are, do you?”

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Stephen Hawking on the Meaning of the Universe
Stephen Hawking on the Meaning of the Universe

A rare existential reflection from the man who set out to devise a theory of everything.

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How the Universe Works: Stephen Hawking’s Theory of Everything, Animated in 150 Seconds
How the Universe Works: Stephen Hawking’s Theory of Everything, Animated in 150 Seconds

A Brief History of Time in no time at all.

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