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Stephen Hawking 3
By Jonathan Pinet

  1. 1 August, 1942

    Birth

    "Stephen Hawking was born in Oxford."

  2. 1959

    Undergraduate at Oxford

    "At 17 years old, Hawking begins to study physics at Oxford."

  3. 1962

    First-Class Honors

    "Hawking gains first-class honors in natural science at Oxford and begins graduate work at Cambridge. "

  4. 1963

    Meets Jane Wilde

    "Hawking meets his future wife, Jane Wilde, at a party."

  5. 1963

    Diagnosis

    "Before his 21st birthday, Hawking is diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a rare disease affecting movement and speech. His doctors told him he had no more than 2 years to live."

  6. 1965

    First marriage

    "Hawking marries Jane Wilde. They had 3 children together."

  7. 1965

    Thesis

    "Hawking writes his thesis on applying Roger Penrose’s theory of space-time singularity."

  8. 1966

    Award

    "Hawking completes doctorate and is awarded a fellowship at Cambridge."

  9. 1969

    Wheelchair

    "Hawking’s health worsens and he eventually needs to use a wheelchair."

  10. 1985

    Voiceless

    "Loses ability to speak for himself and begins using a machine to talk for him."

  11. 1988

    A Brief History of Time

    "Publishes A Brief History of Time, a best-seller with more than 10 million copies sold."

  12. 1993

    Star Trek Apparition

    "Appears in Star Trek as himself."

  13. 1995

    Second Marriage

    "Marries his second wife Elaine Mason"

  14. 2014

    Concerns about AI

    "Hawking shares concerns about artificial intelligence and the future of humanity."

  15. 14 March, 2018

    Death

    "Dies at age 76."

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