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Brief History of Stephen Hawking

This video excerpt is part of a panel discussion held at Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Ontario, Canada. Leading thinkers gathered to explore Stephen Hawking’s sizeable contributions to physics, his role in popularizing science and his inspirational life story.

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