I want my books sold on airport bookstalls.

Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking

Profession: Scientist
Nationality: British

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No one undertakes research in physics with the intention of winning a prize. It is the joy of discovering something no one knew before.

What did God do before he created the universe?

Quiet people have the loudest minds.

Stem cell research is the key to developing cures for degenerative conditions like Parkinson's and motor neuron disease from which I and many others suffer. The fact that the cells may come from embryos is not an objection, because the embryos are going to die anyway.

Heisenberg's uncertainty principle is a fundamental, inescapable property of the world.

The sun and the moon might still be gods, but they were gods who obeyed strict laws, apparently without any exceptions, if one discounts stories like that of the sun stopping for Joshua.

Thus the possibility of time travel remains open.

People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.

Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.

Scientists tend to risk theories they admire.

I had not expected 'A Brief History of Time' to be a best seller. It was my first popular book and aroused a great deal of interest. Initially, many people found it difficult to understand. I therefore decided to try to write a new version that would be easier to follow.

But a machine that was powerful enough to accelerate particles to the grand unification energy would have to be as big as the Solar System—and would be unlikely to be funded in the present economic climate.

On the observational side, by far the most important development has been the measurement of fluctuations in the cosmic microwave background radiation by COBE.

I'm not afraid of death, but I'm in no hurry to die, I have so much I want to do first.