Ashlen Richards Fall 2016
2011 Fall Editor- Anthony Gaston
Anahi Ortiz Fall 2018

About Stephen Hawking :

born on January 8th, 1942 in Oxford United Kingdom
died on March 14, 2018 in Cambridge United Kingdom.
Stephen Hawking was a famous physic and cosmologist. In his early life he attended a university college, Oxford where he studied physics despite his fathers desire for him to study medicine. Through out his life Stephen Hawking has attended and worked at many colleges, where he took the position of Lucasian Professor of Mathematics. This position was previously held by Isaac Newton. Stephen Hawking has been a major inspirational contribution to physics. however at the age of 21 Hawking was given approximately two years to live after he was diagnosed with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ASL).His disease cost him almost all of his neuromuscular control. Despite living with against all odds Stephen Hawking never gave up in fact , he reviewed Einstein's theories and found out that black holes do exist and that Einstein's theory of relativity had a role in the big bang. One of Stephens most influential spark in theoretical physics is his Theory of Everything which would have given us an answer to why and how the universe started and works. Come to find out Hawking gave up on this theory 30 years later. Stephen Hawking has won countless medals and awards. Stephen Hawking has made over a dozen books and several lectures on all his main theories and discoveries in science. unfortunately Stephen Hawking passed away on March 14, 2018 at the age of 76. In the sites listed below you will find credible information on the life of Stephen Hawking before and after he was diagnosed with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ASL).

Citations:
https://www.space.com/15923-stephen-hawking.html
]http://www.hawking.org.uk/
http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/culturelab/2010/09/stephen-hawking-says-theres-no-theory-of-everything.html

famous quotes by Stephen Hawking :

https://www.brainyquote.com/authors/stephen_hawking
One of the many things Hawking will be remembered by are his words, which have impacted the lives of many. In this site you will find some of Hawking's most memorable and inspirational quotes along with many of his thoughts and beliefs Despite facing many odds in his lifetime he lived by his sayings and never got discouraged , this website can also be helpful if you are ever feeling discouraged. Hawking's quotes are centered among inspiration and in the website it lists several different topics in which many people may take some words of encouragement from, such as : appearance, opportunity, women, disabilities, etc.

Stephen hawking's life accomplishments :

http://www.businessinsider.com/stephen-hawking-biography-life-events-timeline-chart-2018-3
https://learnodo-newtonic.com/stephen-hawking-accomplishments
Despite living against all odds with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis Stephen Hawking accomplished many things throughout his life time, including awards and metals. Stephen also wrote a collection of books including children books. In the sites you will find all of Hawking's honorable accomplishments in a time line along with a brief description of the accomplishments.

Stephen Hawking's History & Lecture

]http://www.hawking.org.uk/
Once you visit this site, the first thing you are brought to is a brief history of Stephen Hawking and his accomplishments. If you fumble through the tabs on the site, you will find much more about Stephen Hawking. This website gives you a Q&A certain subjects and also his view on his motor neuron disease which seems to not have affected him much in his successful life. Also, you will be able to read all his lectures that he proposed and gave on his science research. This site is easy to access and use, but the reading of his lectures are quite dense with physics and his theories, so be prepared if you want to take that challenge on. The accuracy of this site is 100 percent correct, because the authors of this site were assistants to Stephen Hawking and much of the information about his life is given by Hawking himself and all the lectures he obviously wrote.

Authors of this site: Niki lay and Sam Blackburn
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Photo By :Zero Gravity April 27, 2007


Stephen Hawking's Time Machine

http://www.hawking.org.uk/space-and-time-warps.html
This site gives an article about the idea of time traveling which was brought up first by Einstein, but Stephen Hawking goes in depth about the ways of time travel. Hawking explains how time is the 4th dimension and how it plays out in the universe. Also he explains why time travel is actually possible and how it is possible in easier terms than just a pure physic lesson. He also explains why one idea of time travel may be impossible due to paradoxes. This site is easy to use, mostly because its only one article, but the bright side is that it's very understandable. Hawking uses analogies to help the reader better understand his concepts of time travel. This site is fairly updated the article was written in May of 2010, and is very accurate.
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Author of this article and where I obtained the photo: Irene Klotz


Stephen Hawking's Books

http://www.hawking.org.uk/books.html
This website contains all the books written by Stephen Hawking in his life time; along with summaries of each book and where they can be purchased. Which ever book you are interested in simply click on it, and all the information you need will appear including the price of the book if you are looking to purchase. The site is very up to date, the last book added was on June 23rd which was Hawking's most recent book published. This site is for all ages. I would recommend this site to anyone and everyone who is interested in one of Hawking's written works.
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Author of the the site and where I obtained the photo : Craig Thornburrow

Hawking's (TOE) Theory of Everything Ends

http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/culturelab/2010/09/stephen-hawking-says-theres-no-theory-of-everything.html
This site is about Stephens Theory of Everything he thought of 30 years ago, that would explain the universe and everything in it by physics and mathematics. Last year he finally admitted that there is no Theory of Everything and he explains what the theory was all based on. When reading this article you might have some issue's with some vocabulary, but you can always look them up on the internet for clarification. This site is aimed at more radical thinkers of science because it does go in depth about certain theories which some may not know about. This is also fairly new since it was published last year.

10 Questions for Stephen Hawking

http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2029483,00.html
This site is 10 questions all compiled from different times that were asked to Hawking. I think this site is useful because it shows Hawking's personality and sense of humor along with his intelligence. You can learn what you may of wondered all along because these questions are popular questions that are asked everyday to Stephen. This site is for all ages, and the comprehension is clear. The accuracy is as good as it gets, the answers are from Stephen Hawking himself.
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Article By: Stephen Hawking
Picture: Mackenzie Stroh / Contour / Getty Images

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis:

http://www.alsa.org/about-als/what-is-als.html

Reviewed by: Ashlen Richards
Review date: December 1st, 2016

To better understand the disease that Stephen Hawking suffers from, this site explains what the disease is. The site also contains tabs on the left which go into more detail on symptoms, diagnosis, facts needed to know, forms of ALS, genetic testing, and stories of families living with ALS. It is very informational to whoever is reading. It is assumed to be written for people who are either caregiving ALS patients or ALS patients.

The Computer

http://www.hawking.org.uk/the-computer.html

Article by: Stephen Hawking
Date reviewed: December 1st, 2016
Reviewed by: Ashlen Richards

This is an article that explains the computer-based communication system Hawking has been using since 1997. It explains the exact model and configuration of the computer. This article exemplifies the computer-scientific break through to help Hawking speak out his brilliant ideas.