Three Pieces Of Advice To Our Children From The Late Genius, Stephen Hawking

Date December 27, 2018

One of the greatest minds in the history of humanity passed away on March 14, 2018. Stephen Hawking’s life was about fight, knowledge, and love. He fought his illness, strived for knowledge, and loved with all his heart.











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Young Stephen Hawking’s life was full of interesting facts that can describe Stephen personality the most.

Interesting facts:

1. Stephen Hawking was an average student with mediocre grades.

He spent 1 hour a day on his school work. At the age of nine, he had the worst grades in the class.

2. He always loved Mathematics.

When his father, Frank, wanted him to study Biology, Stephen said that the subject is too descriptive and inexact.

3. Hawking was a coxswain on the Oxford rowing team.

He didn’t row himself because he wasn’t really athletic.

4. A Brief History of Time

Stephen’s book was published back in 1988 and sold in 8 million copies. However, not everyone knows he wrote a special book for children, George’s Secret Key to the Universe, which is a great way to explain to kids how physics works.

5. Superman in weightlessness

Stephen once tried zero gravity conditions, despite his disability, on board of modified Boeing 727. He said he felt like a Superman and free of his disease.

6. He was a guest star in several shows.

Stephen made several guest appearances in famous shows like The Big Bang Theory, The Simpsons, Star Trek: The Next Generation, etc.

7. Stephen's speech synthesizer has an American accent.

Although Stephen Hawking was born British, his voice from the speech synthesizer has American accent is actually copyrighted.

A terrible disease that changed his life

At the age of 21, Stephen was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), which basically means he would gradually become completely paralyzed. This is because the nerves that control muscles start failing, thus making it impossible for muscles to contract. He was told that only had two more years of life.

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With this shocking news and realization of having so little time left, Stephen Hawking completely dove into his work and research. With time it only got worse for the scientist. He did not recover from his disease. However, his spirit was so strong and mind so clear that he continued his work.

And even when he lost his voice, and was forced to talk with the help of a computer, Stephen Hawking said:

Although I cannot move and I have to speak through a computer, in my mind I am free.

Hawking's pieces of advice

Stephen Hawking’s wisdom that he passed to his three children, Lucy, Timothy, and Robert, strikes everybody with its clarity and simplicity. He gave three pieces of advice, which helped him in his extraordinary life:

Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet.

Never give up work. Work gives you meaning and purpose, and life is empty without it.

If you are lucky enough to find love, remember it is rare and don't throw it away.

Stephen has always been dreaming about something and moving forward no matter what. Despite his illness, he never gave up on his work. His determination was out of this world.

And last, but not least, he loved. He loved all he had. Stephen raised three beautiful children and passed them the truth in these three pieces of advice.

Stephen Hawking was a true hero, who continued fighting despite any odds. He opened a whole new understanding of our Universe. He shed light on the darkest corners of science and became a legend.

But most importantly, he taught us how to live a full life! He was a true inspiration for all the dreamers out there.

Rest in peace, Mr. Hawking. You will live forever in our hearts.

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