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Stephen Hawking - Mini Biography

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Stephen Hawking, who has one of the highest IQ scores documented, developed Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis at age 21 while studying cosmology at Cambridge, but despite being confined to a wheelchair he continued to dedicate his life to physics. Hawking's chief theory is that black holes should emit radiation, which is known as Hawking radiation. His popular science book, "A Brief History of Time," has made science accessible to everyone.