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He was a British scientist, professor and author who performed groundbreaking work in physics and cosmology, and whose books helped to make science accessible to everyone. Hawking was born in 1942, in Oxford, England. His birthday was also the 300th anniversary of the death of Galileo long a source of pride for the noted physicist. He is a theoretical physicist whose theory of exploding black holes drew upon both relativity theory and quantum mechanics. He also worked with space-time singularities.