Stephen Hawking in popular culture
Stephen Hawking, a theoretical physicist, has appeared in many works of popular culture. The Culture Show. Alien Planet. I Love the World. Late Night with Conan O'Brien, he was in a skit in which he made a phone call to guest Jim Carrey. TV Offal. Hawking appeared with host Victor Lewis-Smith in the pre-titles sequences of this show. Star Trek: The Next Generation. At the release party for the home video version of the A Brief History of Time, Leonard Nimoy, who had played Spock on Star Trek, learned that Hawking was interested in appearing on the show. Nimoy made the necessary contact, as a result Hawking appears at the beginning of the Season 6 cliffhanger, "Descent, Part 1", when Data is seen playing poker with holographic depictions of Hawking, Sir Isaac Newton, Albert Einstein. Hawking portrayed his own hologram for this episode, making him the only guest in any Star Trek series to play himself; when taking a tour of the set, he paused at the Warp core and said, "I'm working on that." During the tour, Hawking requested, was allowed, to sit in the captain's chair of the Enterprise-D.
The Big Bang Theory. Red Nose Day 2015. In a sketch with David Walliams and Catherine Tate, Hawking appears, in the guise of an Andy Pipkin character, who transforms into a Transformer machine. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. Interview, 15 June 2014 Red Dwarf. Hawking appeared in a special programme about the popular British science fiction series, he praised its creators for their witty use of scientific theories and said he enjoyed watching the show. The 11th Hour. In this film about the effects of human activity on the environment Hawking gave explanations of these effects. Genius of Britain. Hawking presented the links for a five-part 2010 Channel 4 series profiling British scientists. University Challenge 2016–17. Hawking presented the winner's trophy to the team from Balliol College, Oxford. God, the Universe and Everything Else. Interview with Arthur C. Clarke and Carl Sagan. Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking. A three part miniseries about aliens, time travel and the past and present of mankind Masters of Science Fiction.
A Science Fiction anthology series. Hawking. Portrayed by Benedict Cumberbatch in a drama about Hawking's time as a postgraduate student at Cambridge University. Stargate Atlantis. In the 5th season of Stargate Atlantis, episode 16 "Brain Storm", where many world physicists were invited to a demonstration of cooling effect using a wormhole between 2 universes. Stephen Hawking, played by an actor, was shown in his chair from behind. Superhero Movie. In a parodied take on Spider-Man, played by the actor Robert Joy, jokes about himself within; the Theory of Everything. Portrayed by actor Eddie Redmayne in a biopic about Hawking from the early 1960s to the 1980s. Hawking agreed to allow the filmmakers use of his speech synthesizer voice for the film. Sausage Party. Portrayed by storyboard artist Scott Underwood in the animated movie, parodied as a piece of gum. Futurama: In "Anthology of Interest I" Hawking appears as a member of the Vice Presidential Action Rangers, who guard the space-time continuum.
Along with Hawking at the end of the twentieth century they include Al Gore, Nichelle Nichols, Gary Gygax, their summer intern Deep Blue. He first appears as a customer at the pizzeria where Fry mistakenly believes him to have invented gravity for which Hawking accepts credit. After learning of Fry's inter-dimensional experience, he arranges for him to be kidnapped by the VPAR. In the film The Beast with a Billion Backs, Hawking appears as his own head in a jar leading a scientific convention organized to study and discuss a tear in the universe, he says that despite writing a book about it, he has no idea what it is. After stunning Professor Farnsworth and Professor Wernstrom with beams from his eyes, he is surprised, remarking, "I didn't know I could do that". Hawking provided his "own" voice for this appearance, is characterised the same way as in The Simpsons. Hawking appeared in the video game segment of the last episode of Futurama's sixth season, "Reincarnation"; the Simpsons: In "They Saved Lisa's Brain", Hawking saves Lisa from the power-hungry Springfield chapter of Mensa in a special wheelchair, complete with an Inspector Gadget–style retractable helicopter attachment and a spring-loaded boxing glove.
In the episode, Homer says to Lisa "Did you have fun with your robot buddy?". Earlier, Homer mistakenly calls Hawking Larry Flynt. During the British Comedy Awards 2004, Hawking was presented with a one-off toy version of himself in Simpson form by Matt Groening, complete with boxing glove. Hawking presented Groening with a lifetime achievement award. In the Season 16 episode "Don't Fear the Roofer", he is a friend of Lenny and the owner of the Little Caesars restaurant down the block from Moe's Tavern. Prof. Hawking shows up to explain that Bart could not see Homer's new friend Ray during one scene because there was a black hole between Homer and Bart, thus drawing away the light coming from Ray to render him invisible to Bart, thus enabling Homer to prove his sanity after being institutionalized. In the Season 18 episode "Stop or My Dog Will Shoot", Santa's Little Helper encounters Hawking in a corn maze while searching for a lost Homer. Hawking says "This maze is too hard for me," and flies off in the helicopter attachment.
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God, the Universe and Everything Else
God, the Universe and Everything Else is a 1988 documentary featuring Stephen Hawking, Arthur C. Clarke and Carl Sagan, moderated by Magnus Magnusson, they discuss the Big Bang theory and the possibility of extraterrestrial life. Stephen Hawking in popular culture God, the Universe and Everything Else on IMDb
God Created the Integers
God Created the Integers: The Mathematical Breakthroughs That Changed History is an anthology, edited by Stephen Hawking, of "excerpts from thirty-one of the most important works in the history of mathematics."The title of the book is a reference to a quotation attributed to mathematician Leopold Kronecker, who once wrote that "God made the integers. The works are ordered chronologically; each section is prefaced by notes on the mathematician's work. The anthology includes works by the following mathematicians: Selections from the works of Euler, Bolyai and Galois, which are included in the second edition of the book, were not included in the first edition. Hawking, Stephen. God Created the Integers: The Mathematical Breakthroughs That Changed History. Running Press Book Publishers. Pp. 1160. ISBN 0-7624-1922-9
The Universe in a Nutshell
The Universe in a Nutshell is a 2001 book about theoretical physics by Stephen Hawking. It is considered a sequel and was created to update the public concerning developments since the multi-million-copy bestseller A Brief History of Time published in 1988. In it Hawking explains to a general audience various matters relating to the Lucasian professor's work, such as Gödel's Incompleteness Theorem and P-branes, he tells the history and principles of modern physics. He seeks to "combine Einstein's General Theory of Relativity and Richard Feynman's idea of multiple histories into one complete unified theory that will describe everything that happens in the universe." The Universe in a Nutshell is winner of the Aventis Prizes for Science Books 2002. Roger Penrose Kip Thorne Physical cosmology Positivism
Penguin Random House
Penguin Random House is an American multinational conglomerate publishing company formed in 2013 from the merger of Random House and Penguin Group. As of 2013, Penguin Random House employed about 10,000 people globally and published 15,000 titles annually under its 250 divisions and imprints; these titles include nonfiction for adults and children in both print and digital. Penguin Random House comprises Penguin and Random House in the U. S. U. K. Canada, New Zealand and India. Penguin Random House was formed on July 1, 2013, upon the completion of a £2.4 billion merger between Bertelsmann and Pearson to merge their respective trade publishing companies, Random House and Penguin Group. Bertelsmann and Pearson, the parent companies, owning 53% and 47%, respectively; the creation of the company has been referred to as the publishing industry's response to the increasing dominance of Amazon.com in the book market. Markus Dohle was named CEO of the new company which had more than 10,000 employees around the world with 250 imprints and publishing houses and a publishing list of over 15,000 new titles a year.
PRH relaunched Book Country, Penguin's online unit, in July 2013. In September 2014, Random House Studio signed a first look production deal with Universal Pictures, under which Random House would be the producer of films based on Penguin Random House books; the Universal subsidiary Focus Features will collaborate with Random House Films. Having spearheaded the creation process of Puffin Rock animation, Richard Haines is heading PRH Children's TV development strategy with the assistance of licensing, TV development executive Emily Campan. Haines would report to Francesca Dow. In November 2015, Pearson announced that it will be rebranding and focusing on its education division, it was predicted. Pearson CEO John Fallon estimated that the company would wait until at least 2017. In July 2017, Pearson agreed to sell a 22% stake in the business to Bertelsmann, thereby retaining a 25% holding. In June 2014 Penguin Random House unveiled a new logo designed by Michael Beirut of Pentagram; the logo is a simple serif font with the words Penguin Random House bookended by orange.
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George's Cosmic Treasure Hunt
George's Cosmic Treasure Hunt is a 2009 children's book written by Stephen and Lucy Hawking. George and Annie, the middle-school cosmologists, return in this sequel to the 2007 story, George's Secret Key to the Universe; the book was followed by George and the Big Bang in 2011,George and the Unbreakable Code in 2014, George and the Blue Moon in 2016 and George and the Ship of Time in 2018. A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays by Stephen Hawking George's Secret Key to the Universe George and the Big Bang George and the Unbreakable Code George and the Blue Moon Synopsis
The Dreams That Stuff Is Made Of
The Dreams That Stuff Is Made of: The Most Astounding Papers of Quantum Physics and How They Shook the Scientific World is a 2011 book by English physicist Stephen Hawking. The book compiles the essential works from the scientists that changed the face of physics, including works by Niels Bohr, Max Planck, Werner Heisenberg,Erwin Schrodinger, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Richard Feynman, Max Born