How Did Steven Hawking Get Paralyzed?

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Stephen Hawking is the former Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge and author of A Brief History of Time which was an international bestseller. He became paralyzed in 1963, when he contracted motor neurone disease. At the time he was given 2 years to live. Stephen Hawking is regarded as one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists since Einstein. Since 1979 he has held the post of Lucasian Professor at Cambridge, the chair held by Isaac Newton in 1663.
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