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11 Amazing Facts About Stephen Hawking, The Man Who Changed Our Perception About Space & Time
 
Stephen Hawking was born on Galileo

Stephen Hawking was born on Galileo's death anniversary and passed away on Einstein's birth date.

Stephen was actually a mediocre student in school.

Stephen was actually a mediocre student in school.

He disliked biology, which probably explained why he went into quantum physics.

He disliked biology, which probably explained why he went into quantum physics.

Because of his love for creating things, he was nicknamed Einstein in school.

Because of his love for creating things, he was nicknamed Einstein in school.

He was a member of Oxford

He was a member of Oxford's rowing team.

One of his biggest discoveries is

One of his biggest discoveries is 'the boundless universe' theory.

He once lost a bet on black holes.

He once lost a bet on black holes.

His book

His book 'A Brief History of Time' was the bestseller of its time.

He has written books for children, as well.

He has written books for children, as well.

Scientists took him to a zero gravity shuttle once just to lift him from his wheelchair and make him happy.

Scientists took him to a zero gravity shuttle once just to lift him from his wheelchair and make him happy.

Despite his groundbreaking discoveries, he was never nominated for a Nobel Prize.

Despite his groundbreaking discoveries, he was never nominated for a Nobel Prize.

 
 
 
 
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