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Prophet of an apocalypse. The future according to Stephen Hawking


One of the greatest physicists-theorists in the history considered that if the mankind does not leave in space, it has no future. A year ago on March 14 one of the most famous physicists Stephen Hawking died. He was 76 years old. The British scientist was one of founders of quantum cosmology, devoted the life to studying of origin of the Universe and the theory of black holes. As the famous astrophysicist Neil Degrass Tyson told, with Hawking's leaving the intellectual vacuum was formed. Hawking was not only the brilliant theorist, the changed idea of the world, but also gained recognition as one of the greatest popular writers of science in the history. His book the Short history of time written in a simple language became the world best-seller. Since 1988 more than ten million copies were sold. "Of course, and scientific forecasts can appear not more reliable, than predictions of oracles and prophets. It is possible to remember weather forecasts. But it is represented that in certain situations we can give the reliable forecast … The Universe really is on a razor edge", - the scientist wrote Black holes and the young Universes in the book. The physicist became famous not only the works in the field of black holes and quantum gravitation, but also the outstanding personality. In 1963 to Hawking who was 21 years old and he was going to marry, diagnosed a rare incurable disease - a side amyotrophic sclerosis - and predicted death within two years. Stephen Hawking with the first wife He moved by means of crutches, and to the end of the 1960th villages in a wheelchair from which any more never rose. Contrary to forecasts of doctors, Hawking's disease progressed slowly. In first marriage with the spouse Jane at Hawking three children were born. But all life the scientist lived in death shadow. "Try to look more often up at stars, but not yourself under legs... Do not stop to ask questions of what defines existence of our Universe... And what difficult life would not seem, there is always something that you can make and what to succeed in. The most important - is simple not to be given", - the scientist said. In 1985 Stephen Hawking had pneumonia therefore to it the trakheostomiya was made. The scientist lost an opportunity to speak and began to use a speech synthesizer. Because of a disease it could move only one finger and eyes. But Hawking kept mental capacities completely. In spite of the fact that Hawking was chained to a wheelchair, he never stopped being interested in new and had no objection to laugh at himself and the world around. Thanks to what became a symbol of unlimited opportunities of human mind. Stephen Hawking with children "Created nobody the Universe and does not operate our destiny. It led me to deep understanding. Possibly, neither paradise, nor an afterlife exists. We have only one life to estimate beauty of a grand design of the Universe, and I am deeply grateful for this opportunity", - Hawking said about God. In recent years the scientist repeatedly did the prdskazaniye svyazynny with doomsday, and hurried mankind to depart from the planet

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