To many, Stephen Hawking is best known for his outstanding achievements and significant contributions to modern science. To others, he is a son, a brother, a friend, and an inspiration. Stephen Hawking is incredibly insightful with a remarkable talent to express his opinion, despite the challenges he faces with a life bound to a chair. Although his body is restricted, his mind still lives stronger than ever.
Diagnosed with ALS in his young 20’s, Stephen Hawking far outlived the short life span his doctors projected for him. Though he is known as the magnificent scientist constrained to a chair, few know the lesser details of his life including his humble beginnings, challenges he faced, and exactly what his contributions were to the scientific community. He is a man of mystery, yet his charming voice gives people motivation to overcome life’s challenges. Through provoking unconventional thoughts and pursuing dreams despite the challenging odds, Stephen Hawking conveys a story of inspiration for many people in many ways.
“My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the universe, why it is as it is and why it exists at all.”