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Hawking: Women are 'complete mystery'

Hawking: Women are 'complete mystery'

LONDON, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking, who turns 70 Sunday, says some things remain a mystery to him -- especially women.
Hawking: Mankind must colonize space

Hawking: Mankind must colonize space

CAMBRIDGE, England, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- British physicist Stephen Hawking says mankind faces the threat of nuclear annihilation and should build colonies on Mars and beyond.
Stephen Hawking seeking new assistant

Stephen Hawking seeking new assistant

CAMBRIDGE, England, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- British physicist Stephen Hawking is advertising for an assistant with a salary of around $38,000 a year, Cambridge University said.
New data reveals black hole's secrets

New data reveals black hole's secrets

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has revealed new details about the birth of a famous black hole millions of years ago, U.S. astronomers say.
Hawking: Afterlife a 'fairy story'

Hawking: Afterlife a 'fairy story'

CAMBRIDGE, England, May 16 (UPI) -- Stephen Hawking, Britain's most eminent scientist, says a belief in a heaven or an afterlife is a "fairy story" for people afraid of death.

Pope says Hawking wrong on God

VATICAN CITY, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Pope Benedict XVI says he believes scientists who deny the existence of God are wrong, that God exists and that he did create the universe.

Hawking: Outer space offers human survival

LONDON, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- British astrophysicist Stephen Hawking says the human race must expand into outer space in the coming century or face possible extinction.
Hawking addresses Canadian think tank

Hawking addresses Canadian think tank

WATERLOO, Ontario, June 21 (UPI) -- Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking received a welcome befitting a celebrity as he prepared to give a lecture at a Canadian think tank, observers say.
Hawking: Aliens likely out there; beware

Hawking: Aliens likely out there; beware

LONDON, April 26 (UPI) -- British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking says it's likely aliens are somewhere out there in space and humans had best steer clear of them.
Hawking on aliens

Hawking on aliens

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 26 (UPI) -- British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking surmised extraterrestrial life exists but Earthlings would be well advised not to come into contact with it.
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Hawking creates alter ego in kid's book

LONDON, April 3 (UPI) -- Professor Stephen Hawking's daughter says the children's book she co-wrote with her father features a "fictional alter ego" for the British scientist.
August 13, 2009

August 13, 2009

The Federal Reserve expressed cautious optimism yesterday the economic recession may be bottoming out.
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Obama awards Medal of Freedom to 16

Obama awards Medal of Freedom to 16

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama bestowed Presidential Medal of Freedom awards Wednesday to 16 activists, actors, athletes and other international luminaries.
Kennedy, O'Connor to get Freedom medal

Kennedy, O'Connor to get Freedom medal

WASHINGTON, July 31 (UPI) -- A sitting U.S. senator, a former Supreme Court judge and global rights advocates are among the 16 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Obama names Medal of Freedom winners

WASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) -- The 16 recipients of the 2009 Presidential Medal of Freedom are agents of change, President Barack Obama said Thursday in Washington.
NASA book presents Apollo mission photos

NASA book presents Apollo mission photos

WASHINGTON, May 19 (UPI) -- The U.S. space agency has produced a new book chronicling Apollo mission 7 through 17 using photographs selected by the astronauts.
Physicist Hawking expected to recover

Physicist Hawking expected to recover

CAMBRIDGE, England, April 21 (UPI) -- British physicist Stephen Hawking is expected to fully recover from a chest infection, doctors at Cambridge University said Tuesday.
Physicist Hawking hospitalized

Physicist Hawking hospitalized

CAMBRIDGE, England, April 20 (UPI) -- British physicist Stephen Hawking, who has been "very ill," was hospitalized Monday, a Cambridge University statement said.
Hawking to retire Cambridge post

Hawking to retire Cambridge post

CAMBRIDGE, England, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Physicist Stephen Hawking will retire his post in 2009 as Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Britain's Cambridge University, the university said.

Hawking criticizes research cuts

LONDON, June 15 (UPI) -- Stephen Hawking, a leading British scientist, has criticized the government for reduced research funding that could undercut England's standing.
Hawking searches for Einsteins in Africa

Hawking searches for Einsteins in Africa

LONDON, May 13 (UPI) -- Physicist Stephen Hawking is helping launch 15 postgraduate centers for advanced math and physics in Africa.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2008.
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Scientist: Time travel not impossible

HAIFA, Israel, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Time travel is possible despite many physicists’ doubts, a prominent theorist says.

Hawking experiences zero-gravity

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., April 27 (UPI) -- British astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, paralyzed by Lou Gehrig's disease, experienced weightlessness on a stunt flight off the coast of Florida.

Stephen Hawking plans zero-g flight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., March 1 (UPI) -- British cosmologist Stephen Hawking said he plans to ride the so-called vomit comet aircraft in Cape Canaveral, Fla.
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