On his 80th birth commemoration, Google has honored English cosmologist, creator, and hypothetical physicist with an enlivened video on its landing page.
He fascinated by the universe from a young age. At 21, he was diagnosed with a neurodegenerative disease
Hawking graduated from Oxford with a BA degree in Physics, before obtaining a PhD from the University of Cambridge.
He was obsessed with black holes, with became the foundation for his studies and research.
In 1974, he discovered that particles could escape black holes, a theory considered his most important contribution to physics.
From colliding black holes to the Big Bang, his theories on the origins and mechanics of the universe revolutionised modern physics