The work of Stephen Hawking gets a new home

The work of Stephen Hawking has a new home

COURTESY: JIM CAMPBELL, AERO-NEWS NETWORK

The late scientist spent his life probing the origins of the universe

LOCATION: CAMBRIDGE, UK

From maths calculations to an old letter from the Clintons

objects belonging to Hawking are on display in Cambridge

Hawking won international acclaim for his theory on black holes

SON OF LATE BRITISH PHYSICIST STEPHEN HAWKING, TIM HAWKING, SAYING:

"It was really, really important to him during his lifetime that science be opened up to the widest possible number of people... I think this body of work will help - hopefully inspire - the next generation to come."

Hawking died in March 2018 aged 76

He was diagnosed with motor neurone disease at 21

He was confined to a wheelchair for most of his life

"It's quite moving to see those old pictures, firstly to see him, of course, as an able-bodied young man... So to actually see him enjoying the same kind of student lifestyle that we might enjoy ourselves was was... yeah, it was nice to see."

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