Stephen Hawking
Author, My Brief History (Bantam, 2013)
Director of Research
Centre for Theoretical Cosmology
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, United Kingdom

Sep. 13, 2013

Stephen Hawking Looks Back

Stephen Hawking says that, were he to start from scratch, he wouldn’t focus on physics.

Stephen Hawking, black holes, relativity, theoretical cosmologist

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