The universe is governed by science. But science tells us that we can’t solve the equations, directly in the abstract.
I first had the idea of writing a popular book about the universe in 1982. My intention was partly to earn money to pay my daughter’s school fees.
Scientists have become the bearers of the torch of discovery in our quest for knowledge.
Die wachsende Fähigkeit der Menschheit, das Universum zu verstehen, hat einen kleinen Winkel der Ordnung in einem zunehmend der Unordnung verfallenden Universum geschaffen. – Stephen Hawking
And one final point—we never really know where the next great scientific discovery will come from, nor who will make it. Opening up the thrill and wonder of scientific discovery, creating innovative and accessible ways to reach out to the widest young audience possible, greatly increases the chances of finding and inspiring the new Einstein. […]
The development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race. – Prof Stephen Hawking