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Articles Tagged 'Stephen Hawking'

Professor Stephen Hawking delivers his speech at the release of the ‘Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists’ on January 17, 2007 in London, Ebgland.  A group of scientists assessing the dangers posed to civilisation have moved the Doomsday Clock forward two minutes closer to midnight as an indication and warning of the threats of nuclear war and climate change.

Eddie Redmayne and Benedict Cumberbatch Lead Tributes to Professor Stephen Hawking

Not many scientists transcend the academic world to become a cultural icon, but Professor Stephen Hawking, who died today (March 14) at the age of 76 in Cambridge, England, was one such scientist. His visionary theories about black holes and relativity transformed physics, and his 54-year-long fight against motor neurone disease, or ALS, inspired countless people across the globe. […]

Premiere Of Marvel’s “Ant-Man” – Arrivals

WATCH: Paul Rudd Goes Head-to-Head with Stephen Hawking

Caltech’s Institute for Quantum Information and Matter believes anyone can grapple with the concepts of quantum mechanics, including comedic genius Paul Rudd.   Keanu Reeves narrates the Caltech short film Anyone Can Quantum, based in the year 2716. The future is “most excellent,” according to Future Reeves, but it almost wasn’t. For the sake of mankind, […]

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WATCH: Stephen Hawking Reassures One Direction Fans

Professor Stephen Hawking is, as we’ve now all come to realize, not just an exceptionally clever man, he’s very funny too. During a recent Q&A at Sydney Opera House in Australia—during which Professor Hawking appeared as a hologram, because OF COURSE HE DID, THAT’S WHY—when asked “What do you think is the cosmological effect of […]

WATCH: Stephen Hawking Sings Monty Python

This clip requires no context, no back-story and no explanation. It is simply Professor Stephen Hawking—by some distance the most famous scientist in the world—singing Monty Python’s “Galaxy Song” as only he can, interspersed with footage taken from Monty Python’s illustrious back catalogue, with particular emphasis given to their recent live reunion shows. Oh and […]

Felicity, Eddie and their new friend Bafta (Pic: Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)

BAFTA Roundup: Eddie Redmayne IS the Best Actor

The BAFTA Film Awards have only just finished, the confetti being packed away and the red carpet rolled up for another ceremony on another day. And it’s clear that in the big battle of the boffins between Benedict Cumberbatch and Eddie Redmayne, there has been a clear winner, and it’s not Sherlock. In fact, The […]

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Who’s The New Bond Villain: Andrew Scott or Stephen Hawking?

Tomorrow (December 4) sees the first official announcement of the cast and title of the 24th James Bond movie, the sequel to the incredibly successful Skyfall. And with that comes a couple of intriguing rumors (well, one intriguing rumor and one moment of distracting possibility) that would be well worth getting excited about if they […]

Premiere Of Focus Features’ “The Theory Of Everything” – Arrivals

E.L. James Vetoed Eddie Redmayne for ’50 Shades of Grey’

This bit of news might seem a little late in the game, but it’s new to us. Eddie Redmayne, who is getting praise left and right for his role as Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything, had a sit down with Variety. He covered a handful of topics ranging from his early days in […]

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