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Hawking in 1974 discovered that particles could escape black holes. This theory, dubbed Hawking radiation, is considered as his most important contribution to physics. 

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In 1979, Hawking's work on black holes prompted Cambridge to appoint him as the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics, a position held by Isaac Newton in 1669.  

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Hawking's doctoral thesis was released to the public in 2017 on a University of Cambridge website, which crashed due to enormous amounts of traffic.

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Stephen Hawking passed away in 2018, at the age of 76, after living with ALS for over half a century. The Doodle was illustrated by Google art director Matthew Cruickshank. 

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Hawking was born in Oxford, into a family of physicians. In October 1959, at the age of 17, he began his university education at University College.

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Born 8 January 1942 Oxford, England Died 14 March 2018 (aged 76) Cambridge, England

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In October 1962 he began his graduate work at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, where in March 1966 he obtained his PhD degree in applied mathematics and theoretical physics.

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In 1963 Hawking was diagnosed with an early-onset slow-progressing form of motor neurone disease that gradually, over the decades, paralysed him. 

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After the loss of his speech, he communicated through a speech-generating device initially through use of a handheld switch, and eventually by using a single cheek muscle. 

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Ratan Naval Tata is an Indian industrialist, philanthropist, and a former chairman of Tata Sons. He was also chairman of Tata Group, from 1990 to 2012,