Stephen Hawking personal effects fetch £1.8m at auction

Image copyright Christie’s Image caption A copy of Prof Hawking’s best-selling book, signed with a thumbprint, was among the items up for sale Personal effects of Stephen Hawking, including a signed copy of his 1965 PhD thesis, have raised more than £1.8m at auction. A total of 22 items owned by the Cambridge physicist, who…

Stephen Hawking’s personal items for auction at Christie’s

The auction will also offer documents and letters and other items by or associated with Albert Einstein, Charles Darwin and Sir Isaac Newton. It will include Hawking’s Cambridge Ph.D. thesis, “Properties of expanding universes.” Dated Oct. 15, 1965, it’s signed twice by Hawking, with “This dissertation is my original work” inscribed in the front. It…

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Stephen Hawking’s thesis and wheelchair are to be auctioned off

Hawking gained international fame after the 1988 publication of his bestselling book “A Brief History of Time”, which attempted to explain the origins of the universe as well as the presence of black holes. One copy, signed with a thumbprint of the scientist, is on sale with an estimate guide price of $2,250 to $3,870….

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