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  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The great Hawking boycott irony

    If Stephen Hawking, as a scientist, wants to be logical in his boycott of anything associated with Israeli technology, including conferences that are being held in Israel, then he should extend his efforts to banning the use of Israeli developments and products ("Why Stephen Hawking's Israel boycott matters," Web, May 11). Unfortunately, such an action would render his ability to communicate almost nil.


  • **FILE** In this April 21, 2008, file photo, Professor Stephen Hawking of the University of Cambridge makes remarks at an event marking the 50th anniversary of NASA, at George Washington University in Washington. (Associated Press)

    Physicist Stephen Hawking joins boycott of Israel over treatment of Palestinians

    Stephen Hawking, world-renowned physicist and a former math professor at the University of Cambridge, has hopped aboard the boycott bus of Israel, in protest of the nation's perceived poor treatment of Palestinians.


  • Hawking, CERN scientists win huge physics prize

    A Russian billionaire's foundation is awarding two special prizes of $3 million each to British cosmologist Stephen Hawking for his work on black holes and to seven scientists at the world's biggest atom-smasher for their roles in the discovery of a new subatomic particle believed to be the long-sought Higgs boson.


  • Tuning in to TV: 'Big Bang Theory' hero Stephen Hawking to appear

    CBS' "The Big Bang Theory" can check off landing another guest star perfectly suited to the nerdy comedy. According to the Hollywood Reporter, theoretical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking will guest star on the April 5 episode of the geeky comedy, the network announced Monday.


  • UK museum explores human side of Stephen Hawking

    The college goofball; the excitable young researcher; the family man. It's a side of Stephen Hawking relatively few people get to see.


  • Intel exploring ways to help Stephen Hawking speak

    Intel Corp. is looking for ways to help famed British physicist Stephen Hawking reverse the slowing of his speech, according to a senior executive with the American chipmaker.


  • Hawking turns 70 with talk on space and time

    Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking is celebrating his 70th birthday in typically ambitious fashion _ with a wide-ranging discussion of the nature of the universe.


  • Stephen Hawking misses 70th birthday celebration

    Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking was not well enough to attend a conference in honor of his 70th birthday, a University of Cambridge official said Sunday.


  • Hawking too ill to make 70th birthday celebration

    Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking was too ill to attend a conference in honor of his 70th birthday Sunday, but in a recorded message played to attendees he repeated his call for humans to colonize other worlds.


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