Stephen William Hawking, is a British theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author. Among his significant scientific works have been a collaboration withRoger Penrose on gravitational singularities theorems in the framework of general relativity, and the theoretical prediction that black holes emit radiation, often called Hawking radiation. Hawking was the first to set forth a cosmology explained by a union of the general theory of relativity and quantum mechanics. He is a vocal supporter of the many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics.
Many people feel they are a great thinker. Stephen Hawking is a great thinker. At seventeen he was already studying with a huge talent for astronomy, physics and mathematics.