Stephen Hawking

British scientist Stephen Hawking gives a lecture at KU Leuven university, on Oct. 25, 2011 in Leuven. (credit: BRUNO FAHY/AFP/Getty Images)

Hawking Boycotts Israeli Conference To Show Support For Palestinians

British physicist Stephen Hawking will not attend an upcoming international conference in Israel to show solidarity with Palestinians calling for a boycott of the event with Israeli academics.


British scientist Stephen Hawking appears during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in east London on Aug. 29, 2012. (credit: LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)

Hawking: Humans Will Not Survive Another 1,000 Years ‘Without Escaping’ Earth

Stephen Hawking, who spent his career decoding the universe and even experienced weightlessness, is urging the continuation of space exploration — for humanity’s sake.



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