Steven Hawking is notoriously known for being one of the most knowledgable and credible individuals in science today. As a theoretical physicist, a cosmetologist, a scientific author as well as a professor in Cambridge, the man has proven himself to be someone that should be listened to.
His most recent comments regarding the longevity of humankind on the Earth has turned quite a few heads. Hawking believes that humans have nearly a century left on this planet.
Read on to find out why and how Hawking believes the latter about humankind.
In 1963, Hawking was diagnosed with a motor-neuron disease that reduced his estimated lifespan to a total of two years. He deferred such limitation by becoming a well-known research as well as a professor at Gonville and Caius College in Cambridge.
He, Stephen Hawking, was the first to rightfully support the theory that black holes emit radiation, and therefore, have a set temperature. This black hole radiation was named the “Hawking Radiation” after the researcher who discovered it.
What’s even greater? Hawking was actually the first to attempt a combination of the general theory of relativity to that of the quantum theory.
In 2015, Hawking decided to host a Q&A session on Reddit, where he was overwhelmed with questions regarding his knowledge in science.
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