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Stephen Hawking’s daughter said he would have been ‘blown away’ by the first image of a black hole

"It would have been incredible for Dad to see an image of the mysterious and fascinating object of a black hole," Lucy Hawking told Business Insider.
An artist's illustration of a supermassive black hole.

Humans are about to see the first-ever photo of a ‘supermassive’ black hole. Here’s what we hope to discover.

The image could confirm or dismantle our long-held suspicions about these mysterious masses.
Stephen Hawking in April 2016.

Stephen Hawking died 1 year ago today. Here are 15 of the most remarkable and memorable things he ever said.

Stephen Hawking, who prodded the mysteries of black holes and inspired the masses, left behind remarkable insights before he died on March 14, 2018.

From Meghan Markle to the World Cup: Here are the top 10 searches on Google in 2018

Google has unveiled its annual Year in Search for 2018, which includes the top-trending searches of the year.
Professor Stephen Hawking.

Stephen Hawking’s doctoral thesis about the origins of the universe will soon be up for auction — and so will his wheelchair

The wheelchair of world-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking. who died in March, will be featured an upcoming auction. The sale will also include Hawking's thesis on the origins of the universe and 20 other items.
Professor Stephen Hawking.

Stephen Hawking warned that machines are getting smarter than ever, and dismissing it could be our worst mistake

Stephen Hawking, who died in March, wrote a collection of essays that were released on Tuesday. The book, Brief Answers to the Big Questions, discusses the potential dangers of artificial intelligence. Hawking wrote that superhuman intelligence could manipulate financial markets and human leaders.

Stephen Hawking: Humans need to leave Earth or risk being annihilated by nuclear war or climate change

Stephen Hawking, who died in March, wrote a collection of essays that were published this week. Hawking believed humans need to leave the Earth to survive as a race. In one of the essays, he wrote that he is worried about the possibility of nuclear war and the devastating effects of climate change.

Stephen Hawking’s warning that genetically altered superhumans could wipe out the rest of us doesn’t mention a likely characteristic of th...

The Sunday Times published an excerpt from Stephen Hawking's posthumously-published book "Brief Answers to the Big Questions" in which the esteemed scientist warned that genetically-enhanced humans could become a dominant overclass.
Physicist Stephen Hawking sits on stage during an announcement of the Breakthrough Starshot initiative with investor Yuri Milner in New York April 12, 2016.

Stephen Hawking’s voice has been blasted into a black hole from a space station in a touching final memorial

A speech by the British physicist has been set to an original score by Vangelis, the composer behind the music for 'Chariots of Fire' and 'Blade Runner.' The European Space Agency beamed the piece to the nearest black hole after his ashes were interred at Westminster Abbey.

Stephen Hawking’s final research was just published, and it could help us find evidence for parallel universes

Our universe is likely not the only one in the multiverse, according to Stephen Hawking's final paper. But the others that exist would follow the same laws of physics that exist in our universe, it says. This makes the number of possible universes more manageable and testable.