Dr. Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking is the former Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge and author of A Brief History of Time which was an international bestseller. Now Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology at Cambridge, his other books for the general reader include A Briefer History of Time, the essay collection Black Holes and Baby Universe and The Universe in a Nutshell.

Lucy, a year 5 pupil who is mad about science, was privileged to meet him recently on a visit to Gonville and Caius College.  Lucy was naturally very ‘star struck’ when meeting him, but afterwards was so excited and feels inspired to work hard at science, one of her favourite subjects. 


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